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RB05A

Country of Origin: Sweden

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The RB05A (RoBot) was an air-launched, radio-commanded, optically guided, anti-ship missile. The missile used a microwave radio link, which was said to be highly effective against jamming. Once launched, the target was engaged by the pilot visually lining up the missile tracking flares and the target.

The missile had a cylindrical body with a long pointed nose and long-chord cruciform wings indexed in line with the rear control surfaces.

The RB05 was carried by the AJ37 Viggen, J35...

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