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Eryx anti-tank missile

Country of Origin: France


The French Eryx anti-tank guided missile was designed to take the place of unguided anti-tank rockets in the early 1990s.

The system -- consisting of the missile (in its transport/firing container) and firing post -- can be carried by one soldier. The other member of a typical two-soldier team carries one to two reloads. The missile can be shoulder-launched or fired from a prone position when it is mounted on the trip od.

Because Eryx uses a low-pressure explosive charge to boost...

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