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    S-350 "Vityaz" SAM System


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    Post  magnumcromagnon on Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:45 am

    People still insist on adding the 'E' for weapons for domestic use. Wink

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    Post  GarryB on Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:17 am

    This is odd... we know the TEL can carry 12 9M96 size missiles but this suggests only 32 9M100 missiles can be carried.

    The previously revealed numbers were 12 9m96 tubes but that the 9m100 was much smaller and for each tube you could fit four 9M100 missiles in each tube for the larger missiles, which means 12 x 4 = 48 missiles.

    It seems that the new 9M100 missiles are bigger and don't fit four to a 9M96 tube and perhaps has 8 times quad missile tubes mounted on the truck instead.

    I wonder if the domestic 9M100 is smaller and lighter and uses IIR seeking, while the export model 9M100e is larger and ARH...

    Or they just changed the design.

    The thing is that this has serious ramifications for the naval redut system... the 12 tube 9M96 launcher has fixed launch hatches so the 9M100 has to fit into the space left by the 9M96 missiles in quads...

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