A wide range of weaponry including the high-precision ones enables Yak-130 to engage ground, sea-surface and aerial targets in VFR conditions, and ground targets with known coordinates in VFR and IFR conditions.
The total payload on nine external stations is 3,000 kg.
The weaponry set includes: - R-73E air-to-air missiles with helmet-mounted target designation system; - KAB-500Kr smart bombs with TV guidance system; - 50, 100, 250, 500 kg aerial bombs; - S-8, S-13, S-25 unguided rockets; - detachable SNPU-130 pod carrying GSh-23L gun with 120-rounds unit of fire.
Yak-130’s open architecture avionics allows employment of advanced weapons of Russian and foreign design.
Protection from guided missiles is ensured by two ECM pods with the UV-26 chaff dispensers.
The aircraft range may be increased by two PTB-450 drop fuel tanks.
An efficient light strike aircraft may be developed on the basis of Yak-130 platform.