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Compact Kinetic Energy Missile (CKEM)

Country of Origin: USA


The Compact Kinetic Energy Missile (CKEM) was a next-generation hypervelocity anti-tank missile. Before its cancellation, the CKEM was meant to provide the Future Combat System lethality overmatch, a first-round kill and near fire-and-forget capability. It was expected to be the successor to the now discontinued Line-of-Sight Anti-Tank (LOSAT) missile. The LOSAT missile weighed 174 lb (79 kg) and was 9 ft (2.7 m) in length (see separate record). The CKEM design repackaged the...

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