Arena Active Protection System

Арена-ЭPurpose:

protection of main battle tanks (MBT) and infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) from antitank rocket-propelled grenades fired from any kind of launchers, ground-based and helicopter-borne antitank missiles intended to destroy the target by direct impact and in a fly-over attack.                        

System components:

- detection and control equipment: radar, computer, commander's control console, command conversion units;
- countermeasures: protective rounds (PR) and launch cells;
- test equipment.

System features:

  Арена-Э

 

Specifications

Operating modes

automatic, all-weather, day-and-night

Target detection and tracking

Radar

Target velocity, m/s

70…700

Protection sector in azimuth, deg.

Up to 270

Detection range of approaching targets, m

about 50

System reaction time, s

0.07

Power consumption, kW

Less than 1

Supply power, VDC

22…29

System weight, kg

1,000…1,300

Volume of behind-armour equipment, dm3

Less than 30

Number of protective rounds

Greater than 22

Radius of zone dangerous for accompanying dismounted infantry, m

20…30

КБМ Коломна КАЗ "Арена-Э" на танке Т-80У КБМ Коломна КАЗ "Арена-Э" на танке Т-72
Arena-E APS mounted on a T-80U MBT Arena-E APS mounted on a T-72 MBT
КБМ Коломна КАЗ "Арена-Э" на танке Т-80У КБМ Коломна КАЗ "Арена-Э" на БМП-3
Test range trials of a T-80U mounted Arena-E APS MBT Arena-E APS mounted on a BMP-3 IFV


Engagement of a RPG-7 rocket by Arena-E APS

КБМ Коломна КАЗ "Арена-Э" КБМ Коломна КАЗ "Арена-Э" КБМ Коломна КАЗ "Арена-Э"
КБМ Коломна КАЗ "Арена-Э" КБМ Коломна КАЗ "Арена-Э" КБМ Коломна КАЗ "Арена-Э"