ARMY 2019: Kalashnikov Presents ZALA Lancet Loitering Munition

Kalashnikov has presented its new precision UAV weapon system (loitering munition), called ZALA Lancet, at the International Military-Technical Forum ARMY-2019, held on June 25-30 near Moscow.

According to the company, the testing of the UAV system is already completed.

“ZALA LANCET” is a smart multipurpose weapon, capable of autonomously finding and hitting a target. The weapon system consists of precision strike component, reconnaissance, navigation and communications modules. It creates its own navigation field and does not require ground or sea-based infrastructure. The system is equipped with several targeting systems: coordinate system, optoelectronic system and combined system.

The UAV can transmit video, which allows to confirm successful target engagement. Detonator of the strike component has a pre-contact action system. Operational range of the UAV is 40 kilometers. Maximum gross takeoff weight is 12 kilograms.

ZALA LANCET UAV significantly enhances national security of the country and has significant export potential, said the developer.



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