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Type 64 anti-tank missile

Country of Origin: Japan


When in service, the Type 64 anti-tank missile could be fired by infantry either singly or from multiple-round emplacements. The weapon was carried by jeeps and helicopters.

The missile had a thick cylindrical steel body with a blunt nose leading to a conical point. There were large, square cruciform wings at the rear, each with a full-span trailing-edge spoiler.

During firing trials, the missile's velocity control system was extremely effective, with three out of four unskilled...

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