Unmanned combat aerial vehicle “Grom” © Konstantinos Panitsidis

Artistic illustration UCAV "Grom" © Konstantinos Panitsidis


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The new UCAV "Grom", a full-scale model was presented for the first time at the "Army 2020" forum in Russia. It evolved from the Russian company Kronshtadt Group as a system capable of engaging in air combat, cooperating with fighter jets, providing protection, carrying ammunition, carrying out assault and reconnaissance missions. According to the statements made by the designers of Kronshtadt Group, "Grom" is designed with stealth technology specifications.

Unmanned combat aerial vehicle “Grom” © Konstantinos Panitsidis

 

UCAV "Grom": Armament

Aircraft guided missile «izdelie 85» © Konstantinos Panitsidis

Aircraft guided missile «izdelie 85»

A Guided missile with a high-explosive fragmentation warhead increased penetrating ability. Intended for destruction of ground targets, armored vehicles as well as surface vessels. 

Manufacturer: AO «KTRV». Weight: 50 kg. Warhead weight: 30 kg. Warhead type: high-explosive fragmentation. Dimensions: Length 1800 mm. Wing span  400 mm. Diameter 200 mm. 

 

Corrected aerial bombs KAB-250LG-E © Konstantinos Panitsidis

Corrected aerial bombs KAB-250LG-E

KAB-250LG-E laser-guided bomb (equipped with a high explosive guided warhead). Intended for destruction of ammunition installations, ground targets and armored vehicles.

Manufacturer:  AO «KTRV» and AO GNPP «Region». Weight: 256 kg. Warhead weight: 165 kg. Warhead type: high-explosive. Dimensions:  Length  3200 mm. Wing span 550 mm. Diameter 250 mm. 

 

Corrected Air bomb KAB-500S-E © Konstantinos Panitsidis

Corrected Air bomb KAB-500S-E

KAB-500S-E Corrected Air Bomb with Satellite Guidance System (GLONASS) and high explosive warhead and operates by “drop-and forget” principle. It is used to attack reinforced targets (reinforced buildings, aircraft shelters, etc.), but also runways.

Manufacturer: OAO  «NPP Region». Weight: 560 kg. Warhead weight: 195 kg. Warhead type: high-explosive. Dimensions: Length 3000 mm. Wing span 750 мм. Diameter 400 mm. Aiming accuracy (CEP – 7m).

 

Guided missile Kh-38MLE © Konstantinos Panitsidis

Guided missile Kh-38MLE

Air-launched modular missiles of the Kh-38ME family are intended for hitting armored, hardened, vulnerable ground targets and groups of targets as well as surface targets in littoral areas. Guidance systems of the missiles are the following Kh-38 MLE – inertial semi-active laser.

Manufacturer: Tactical Missiles Corporation JSC. Weight: 520 kg. Warhead weight: up to 250 kg. Warhead type: high-explosive fragmentation. Dimensions: Weight:  4200 mm. Wing span 1140 mm. Diameter  310 mm. 

 


THREE-VIEW DRAWING

UCAV "Grom" © Konstantinos Panitsidis

 


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

DESIGNER
Kronshtadt Group
COUNTRY
Russia
TYPE
UCAV
POWER PLANT
AI-222-25
Thrust, kgf
2 x 2.516
DIMENSIONS
 
Length, m
13,80
Height, m
3,8
Wing span, m
10,00
WEIGHT
 
Maximum take-off, kg
7.000
PERFORMANCE
 
Maximum speed, km/h
1000
Cruising speed, km/h
650-800
Rate of climb, m/s
-
Service ceiling, m 12.000
Autonomy, h
-
Mission range, km
700
ARMAMENT
Warload- in 2 mount points and internal weapon compartmets.