BGM-71 TOW anti-tank guided missile Weapon Systems // Missiles/Rockets/Bombs // Anti-Tank


Country of Origin: USA

The U.S. BGM-71 TOW (tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided) weapon is the most widely distributed anti-tank guided missile in the world. It is fired from tripods, ground combat vehicles and helicopters. It was developed as a replacement for the 106-mm recoilless rifle and SS-11 missiles. The BGM-71 missile has four flip-out rectangular raked-tip wings at mid-body and four flip-out rectangular moving control fins at the rear. Several variants have been fielded: The BGM-71A/B...

 

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