Ukraine test-fires advanced version of Skif ATGM

by Admin | Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 | 438 views

Ukrainian State Design Bureau “Luch” from Kyiv successfully test fired its advanced Skif portable anti-tank guided missile (ATGM).

On 18 April, the Luch’s sosial media account said in a statement that an advanced version of Skif anti-tank guided missile (export version of the Stugna-P developed for Ukrainian Armed Forces) was successfully test-fired.

According to Luch, the new version of the SKIF portable anti-tank guided missile system has undergone a series of changes and improvements according to the requirements of the potential customer. Major changes were made for use launchers of the anti-tank guided missile system in conditions of soft soils and sand.

Also, SKIF shall be equipped with new thermal sight, is designed for detection, recognition and identification of threats at longer ranges during day-night and adverse weather conditions. The missile itself has not changed since it was originally designed for use in all climatic and weather conditions, without exception, – said Defence-Blog military portal.

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