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antitank guided missile
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antitank guided missile[¦an·tē¦taŋk ‚gīd·əd ′mis·əl]
An antitank missile whose flight path is controlled by a combination of optical sighting and command signals from an automatic computer through multiple wire command links; it may also contain an infrared homing device for final range correction; it is designed to be launched from any type of vehicle or ground emplacement; this definition excludes items whose trajectory cannot be altered in flight.
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In addition to the night-vision goggles and jamming equipment, a Russian arms firm reportedly provided Iraqis with Kornet antitank guided missiles
(which Russia also sold to Syria in 1999).
has ''clear evidence'' that a Russian company has supplied Iraq with equipment which can jam global positioning systems and that other Russian military hardware, such as night-vision goggles and antitank guided missiles
, were sold to Iraq.
The drill using live ammunition started last Thursday, and GSDF members were practicing shooting antitank guided missiles
from tanks from 7 a.
The RPG and tank fired HEAT achievement follows the successful defeats of antitank guided missiles
with both "hard kill" and "soft kill" countermeasures.