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Mongoose 3

Country of Origin: South Africa


The Mongoose 3 is an interceptor missile designed to protect a variety of armored vehicles or high-value targets as part of an active protection system or for counter rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM) operations.

The interceptor is designed to shoot down heavy anti-tank missiles at a maximum range of 330 yd (300 m) and deflect high-velocity kinetic energy “long-rod penetrator” tank rounds.

The interceptor was Denel’s first vertically launched missile that used side-thrust motors...

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