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Can a javelin shoot down aircraft?

Asked by James Santee on September 16, 2021

Categories: Business and finance Defense industry


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Javelin is basically an anti tank HEAT missile. Its velocity is too less to take out a fighter aircraft. Secondly the homing device on the missile will not able to keep the target in focus, so taking out an aircraft very low probability unless extremely lucky, but tanks and static target excellent.

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AT4 AT4 CS, AT4-CS, AT-4CS
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Unit cost US$1,480.64
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