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Country of Origin: France


The French SS11 short-range, anti-tank missile was developed in the mid-1950s. It remained in production until 1984.

The missile was a short, thick cylinder with a rounded nose, large cruciform swept mainplanes and two small nozzles at the tail.

When in service, the SS11 had command to line-of-sight (CLOS) guidance with the operator using a magnifying sight to follow flares in the missile's tail. Flight-path corrections are made by steering it with a joystick. The commands were...

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