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Kestrel rocket launcher

Country of Origin: Taiwan


The Kestrel is an individual shoulder-launched anti-tank rocket system. It is Taiwan's first indigenously designed anti-tank rocket launcher. The system is intended to replace Taiwan's aging 66-mm M72 (Type 1) light anti-tank weapon.

The single-use system can fire two different rockets. One is armed with a shaped-charge, high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) warhead for use against armored vehicles, and the other is larger with a high-explosive squash head (HESH) warhead intended for...

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