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AT-8 Songster

Country of Origin: Russia


The AT-8 Songster was a guided missile launched from 125-mm guns fitted in T-64B and T-80 main battle tanks. It was an anti-tank weapon with a high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) warhead, which was deployed in some tanks to make up for poor quality conventional tank ammunition.

The Songster had a secondary anti-helicopter capability. It could also be fired from the Mi-24 Hind helicopter.

The AT-8 was generally believed to be a two-piece missile compatible with the autoloader in Russian...

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