Photos from the personal collection of Konstantinos Panitsidis
"Buk - Beech" (code GRAU - 9K37, NATO: SA-11 Gadfly)
Buk-M1 (9K37M1) is a modernized version, designed to attack air targets with a hit probability for targets for fighter size from 0.8 to 0.95, helicopetrs "Cobra" type 0.6 – 0.7 and 0.3 to 0.4 helicopters in suspension.
The system can aslo engage targets like UAV, aircrafts of tactical and strategic aviation, regular ballistic missiles, guided missiles air-to-ground and air-to-surface in conditions of electronic countermeasures.
Buk-M1 (9K37M1) modernized version: 6th International Exhibition Avia Svit 2008. Air Force of Ukraine.
Technical description :
Autonomous launcher vehicle 9A310 - derived from the vehicle launcher - 9A38, part of the A / D 2K12M4 "Kub-M4".
The main difference is the organization interface with other subsystems of the missile defense system. Moreover, launcher 9A310 carries up to four missiles (instead of 3 of the launcher 9A38).
The preparation time for a launch after changing position is 20 sec, while the standby time is no more than 5 min. The filling of the loading vehicle is 16 min or 12 min from the vehicle LLU – mobile launch unit.
Missiles 9Μ38Μ1: A Buk-M1 (9K37M1)SAM system 9A310 TELAR at 2008 Avia Svit 2008. Ukrainian Air Force / Missiles 9Μ38Μ1 Defendory 2006.
|Target engagement envelope, km:|
|- maximum cross-range||to 22|
|Single-shot kill probability|
|- aerodynamic targets||0,8...0,95|
|- flying helicopters||0,3...0,6|
|- cruise missiles||0,4...0,6|
|Maximum target speed m/s||800|
|Reaction time, sec||22|
|Warhead weight, kg||70|
|Time deployment on the run, min||5|
|Number of missiles||4|
|Inclusion in the arsenal||1983|
|TYPE||Self propelled mounts (SPM)|
|Width, m||3,250 ( 9,030 developed)|
|Height, m||3,800 (7,720 developed)|
|Combat vehicle weight, t||32.400|
|Speed on road, km/h||65|
|Autonomy on the road, km||500|
|Crossing the ditch, m||1,5|
|ARMAMENT||4 x missiles 9M38Μ1|