The RLV-ILL-YS Round is intended to provide illumination of the target area in the dark. It enhances the tactical capabilities, contributes for the increase in the effectiveness of the conducted operations. The propellant charge provides the required muzzle velocity of the grenade and ensures its stable flight. After the grenade has been launched out of the grenade launcher barrel and has reached height 185 m, the illuminating system gets activated.
The rounds are designed to be fired from: Underbarrel Grenade Launchers: UBGL-M8, UBGL-M7, UBGL-M16; M203; HK 69; etc.; Stand-alone Grenade Launchers: UGGL-M1, HK 69A1; M 79; STAR FN SCAR; M320; etc.
The ammunition can be stored in non-heated storerooms for 10 years, but only if they are kept in the standard packing of the manufacturer. Usability after extraction from the original package - 3 years.