Croatian RAK-SA-12 rocket launchers have been added to the armament of the Ukrainian border guards.
reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to the website
of the Office of the President and the website of the
demonstration of the units took place at an event on the occasion of Border
Guard Day on April 0. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in turn,
familiarized himself with the Croatian trailing RAK-SA-12s.
Croatian RAK-12 was
developed in the early 1990s and is a considerably lighter version of the
Yugoslav M-63 Plamen.
- It is in
service with the armies of Croatia and Azerbaijan and has been seen in Syria.
upgraded Madlerd RAK-SA-12 is designed to fire over a large area at ranges of
800 to 8,500 meters.
- It is used
to engage enemy manpower and equipment in open terrain or shelters.
- Due to its light
weight, relatively long range and striking capability, the RAK-SA-12 is
suitable for operation on different types of terrain and in all weather
launcher can use the following types of 128 mm rockets: M91, M91A1 and M91A2.
- The missile
can be used in the temperature range from -30 to +50°C.
launcher crew consists of five men commanded by a team leader.
Author – Anastasiya Glotova, 01/05/2023