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AT-12 "Swinger" (9K118 Sheksna) ATGM 


AT-12 “Swinger” (9K118 Sheksna) ATGM

(USSR)

Notes: This anti-tank missile was developed to be fired out of the gun barrel aboard T-62 main battle tanks; however in the 1990s a tube launcher was developed for use aboard helicopters and Su-25 “Frogfoot” attack jets. Guidance is by laser beam-riding meaning range is line-of-sight only. It has a HEAT warhead.

USERS: USSR/Russia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cuba, Czechoslovakia (later Czech Republic & Slovakia), Georgia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Syria, North Korea, Ukraine, Vietnam, Yemen

 

Entry created by: Jason W. Henson
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