57E6 / 57E6E / SA-22 GREYHOUND
The Tulamashzavod Kashtan combines two liquid-cooled, gas-operated, six-barrelled 30 mm GSh-6-30K guns with eight launchers for 57E6 missiles (export designation 57E6E) to provide defense of warships against cruise missiles. The Pantsyr-S1 carries twelve 57E6 [with the NATO reporting name SA-22 GREYHOUND] surface-to-air missiles.
The complex "Carapace" is equipped with 12 new SAM 57E6, appearance and layout similar to missiles 9M311 ZRPK "Tunguska". Design - two-stage rocket with starting and sustainer stage, aerodynamic design - "duck". command and control system - radio control. Engine - SRM at the starting stage of the engine sustainer stage no. Housing bikaliberny rocket engine is in the second separating stage. The missile has a short flight time to the starting area. The warhead consists of Strezhneva submunitions. The missile uses an air-dynamic steering. The small-size surface-to-air missile with high flight and ballistic characteristics (Vmax = 1.300 m/s) and a highly powerful fragmentation rod warhead (it weighs 20 kg with the missile weight being 30 kg).
The missile has a bicalibre body in tandem configuration, separable booster and sustainer with separation mechanism. The sustainer contains the warhead and contact and proximity fuses. The missile weighs 65kg at launch and has a maximum speed of 1,100m/s. Range is from 1km to 12km. It has an expanded engagement zones up to 20 km in range and up to 10 km in altitude.
The 57E6YE surface-to-air missile features a short flight time at the boost phase (t = 1.5 s, Vmax = 1.300 m/s). High agility after separation of the booster is accompanied by small ballistic deceleration during post-boost flight (40 m/s for 1 km of flight). Also noteworthy is the heavy weight of the warhead (16kg - 20 kg) at the small launch weight of the SAM, along with the employment of rod subprojectiles in the warhead ensuring positive engagement of a broad class of targets. Its warhead is described by the Russians as being of "elongated rod" pattern, presumably a form of what is termed "continuous rod" in the West. The effectiveness of an elongated rod warhead is proportional to warhead length and inversely proportional to warhead diameter. The air-dynamic control actuator is available without limitations in terms of service life.
|Length of container, mm||3,200|
|Missile length||3160 mm|
|Diameter, 1st stage booster||170 mm||90 mm|
|diameter, 2nd stage sustainer||90 mm||76 mm|
|Weight with TPK||94 kg|
|Weight without TPK||75.7 kg|
|Warhead weight||20||20 kg|
|Weight explosive, kg||5.5||5.5 kg|
|height of action||5-15000 meters|
|maximum speed||1,300 m/s||1300 m / s (at the end of the work starting stage)|
|Average speed||900 m / s (at a distance of 12 km)|
|Average speed||780 at range of 18 km||780 m / s (at a distance of 18 km)|
|the maximum target speed||1000 m / s|
|Speed - ballistic braking||40 m / s at 1 kilometers (sustainer stage)|
|The duration of the starting area||with 2.4|
|Probability of hitting aerial targets||0.7-0.95|
|CU Type||fragmentation rod warhead may 14F6|
|Fuse warhead||contact and non-contact|
|Fuze type||contact +proximity, radar, adaptive|
|Fuze radius of action, m||9|
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