9K38 Portable Air Defence Missile System
The complex is designed for defense of installations and troops on the move and various combat operations against enemy air attack weapons flying at low altitudes.
The complex comprises:
- combat components (9М39 SAM missile in
9P39-1 tube, 9B238 main and auxiliary power sources, 9P516 launching mechanism);
- electronic plotter to receive and display air situation;
- test equipment and maintenance facilities (9V866 mobile test post and 9F719 equipment set for bases and arsenals);
- teaching-and-training aids (9F635 field simulator, 9F663 versatile simulator, full-scale and split mock-up).
It is possible to use built-in "friend-or-foe" interrogator and night vision device.