It is designed for destroying visual moving and stationary armoured targets, as well as other targets on the ground. The missile included in the 9K111 system is an effective weapon for all seasons, in any type of climatic and weather conditions, including the conditions of dry and wet tropical climate and mountain areas. It can be launched at dawn and in twilight, and during the night with the help of artificial illumination of the area by means of standard military illumination devices. The missiles in containers are water-tight, with good floatability, and are good for river crossing. The missiles are fired from a portable launching unit. In guiding the missile, the task of the gunner is to keep the sight of the launching unit at the target.