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AT-14 Kornet

Country of Origin: Russia


The AT-14 Kornet was developed to replace the AT-5 Spandrel. The AT-14 is a scaled-up AT-7 that uses laser-beam-riding guidance. This differs from semi-active laser homing used by laser-guided bombs (LGB). Such LGBs follow the reflected energy from a designator. The AT-14 uses a tail-mounted rear-facing laser receiver. This "rides" the laser beam to the target.

Due to the placing of the laser receiver, the rocket motor is halfway down the missile body. The warhead is toward the...

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