antitank missile

antitank missile

[¦an·tē¦taŋk ¦mis·əl]
(ordnance)
A missile designed to destroy or immobilize enemy tanks.
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The Javelin antitank missile that McCain wants to provide is the first mass-produced weapon that can completely destroy tanks by firing at them head on.
As the assault progresses, one of the more heavily armored Islamic Statevehicles that wasproviding cover for another Islamic StateHumvee appears to have been destroyed, likely from an antitank missile.
Weapons supplied more recently by the United States to Syrian rebels have also surfaced in the social media marketplace, offering ordnance ranging from assault rifles to a sophisticated antitank missile system.
Pemberton, an antitank missile operator from New Bedford, Massachusetts, is charged with murder at the Olongapo City Regional Trial Court Branch 74 for allegedly killing transgender Jeffrey Jennifer Laude on Oct.
TWO British soldiers were killed in a "friendly fire" incident in Afghanistan when they were hit by an antitank missile attack ordered by their Danish counterparts, an inquest has heard.
India preferred the Spike over the American Javelin, which is also a third generation antitank missile.
The latest surge began on Nov 17 when Palestinian militants fired an antitank missile at an Israeli military jeep patrolling Israel's increasingly volatile border with Gaza, wounding four soldiers.
The past three days of rocket fire and retaliatory raids represented the first significant up-tick in violence in the area since April, when tensions rose after an antitank missile fired from Gaza hit an Israeli school bus, killing a teenager.
They've duplicated the signature of the antitank missile firing without giving away their position.
Gurkha soldiers are believed to have become disorientated during a night-time operation and fired an antitank missile at their position in error.
The 25-year-old helped comrades in the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards advance by firing an antitank missile when he was shot in south Aghanistan.
Rather than withdraw from his objective, Smith led Soldiers to engage the enemy force with grenades, an antitank missile launcher and individual weapons.