The new aerosol ammunition, developed by TSNIITOCHMASH (which is part of Rostec), was adopted by the Russian army. The product is intended for the individual protection of equipment against high precision weapons with laser, optical and thermal guidance systems.
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3VD35 protection ammunition (Photo source: Rostec)
When a threat arises, 3VD35 protection ammunition is fired in the direction of the enemy attack and creates a curtain of aerosol interference that “trick” the enemy’s precision ammunition guidance systems.
The main advantage of ammunition is the ability to protect armored vehicles from high precision ammunition, including attacks in the most vulnerable upper hemisphere, which has thinner armor and, as a rule, is not covered with ‘dynamic or anti-cumulative protection. The development “covers” the equipment of both high-precision aircraft weapons, stray munitions and third-generation anti-tank missile systems, including the Javelin complexes.
Caliber: 76 mm. Length: 290 mm. Weight: 1.8kg. The temperature range for the use of ammunition is -50 ° to + 55 °.