Javelin anti-tank missile Weapon Systems // Missiles/Rockets/Bombs // Anti-Tank


Country of Origin: USA

The Javelin, formerly designated the Advanced Anti-tank Weapon System-Medium (AAWS-M) and also known as the Medium-Range Anti-tank Weapon System (MRAWS), is a man-portable missile that replaced the M47 Dragon. Unlike the optically guided Dragon, the second-generation FLIR Javelin is an imaging infrared (IIR) fire-and-forget system. It is a shoulder-fired missile that comes in two parts: the disposable tube, which holds the missile and the reusable command launch unit (CLU). The CLU...

 

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