The Egyptian army has a dangerous Russian snake weapon that has not been announced before
Military and political relations develop a lot between Russia AndEgypt The Egyptian army now possesses a lot of Russian weapons and military equipment. Which makes us wonder about the relations between Egypt and America, are they moving towards scaling?
Recently, he showed a video of an undisclosed weapon Egyptian army It was owned before, and it is the Russian anti-mine system “OR 77”, known as the “snake”.
It notes the presence of the system, known as the “tow rope”, which contains explosive charges to combat mines, in the forces of Egyptian army. During one of the military exercises, but in a different way, as the missile attached to the rope was placed on a cart. different to the armored vehicle that usually carries the missile.
The Russian system “OR-77”
It relies on an explosive linear charge propelled by a missile projectile.rocketThis system was used by the Engineering Corps. In the Russian army in several wars, it is a “tracked” armored vehicle to remove mine. And its crew consists of only two elements “a driver and a shooter”. The vehicle has a tower that moves in an arc by means of hydraulic arms that raise the tower when the missiles are fired towards the target.
And the tower contains 3 missiles ready on the launch platform, range rockets It can exceed 500m, and each missile. Attached to a long rope towed behind the missile.
Each meter of the towline contains an explosive charge weighing 8 kg of plastic explosives, the system is designed for decontamination. An area 6m wide and 75-90m long for each missile.
How the system works
The cart stands on the outskirts minefield “The area to be destroyed,” and the launch platform is raised to the required “target coordinates.” And she gets divorced The missile Behind which the explosive towline is pulled, “or what is called a tight brake cable.” And connected to the launch vehicle and after the shipment falls on the target area.
The cart retracts and moves in the opposite direction to level the explosive rope “the charge” in a straight line, after which the leader of the “arranged” cart. By igniting the charge and detonating it, after detonation, the brake cable is released from the vehicle, and this is ready to launch a missile. another, at the time of completion of one firing cycle.”rocket One” ranges from 3-5 minutes.
He calls this weapon It is called the “burning serpent” because it flies in the air and moves like a snake, and it is also known as “Meteorite”. Which means meteorite because of its explosive fall.