AKU-170E

 

AKU-170E - Missile Ejection Unit

 

 

 

The AKU-170E missile ejection unit (MEU) is designed for external suspension, carriage and jettison (ejection) of the RVV-AE missile on MIG-29, Su-27, Su-30 type aircraft.
The AKU-170E missile ejection unit provides:
- multiple missile suspension/dismounting without additional adjustments;
- forced missile release, preventing its yawing and rolling until separation;
- 30-days launch capability without missile's dismounting and MEU's additional checks/adjustments.

 

 

 

Developer and manufacturer: State Machine-Building Design Bureau "Vympel" named after I.I. Toropov

 

 

 

Performance:
 Missile separation parameters:

 

  airspeed relative to the carrier, m/s
  pitch angle, ang.deg.
  pitch rate, ang.deg/s
  forced track movement, mm
 
 
more than - 4
 from -2,0 up to 0
 from - 10 up to - 70
 about 100
 Dimensions, mm:
  length
  width
  height

 

 2,400
 120
 115

 

 Weight, kg
 60 (+;-)2