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Milan-2T ATGMs : Infantry and on vehicles


MILAN

(Indian Army: Infantry and on vehicles. Around 30,000 built under license by Bharat Dynamics. Indian Army has recently placed an order of approx US$120 million for 4,100 Milan-2T ATGMs)

Type Anti-tank missile
Place of origin France / West Germany
Service history
In service 1972–present
Used by See users
Production history
Designed 1970s
Manufacturer MBDA
Produced 1972
Number built 350,000 missiles, 10,000 launchers
Variants See variants
Specifications
Weight 7.1 kg
Length 1.2 m
Diameter 0.125 m
Warhead tandem HEAT
Detonation
mechanism contact
Engine solid-fuel rocket
Wingspan 0.26 m
Operational
range 400–2000 m
Flight ceiling -
Speed 200 m/s
Guidance
system SACLOS wire
Steering
system Thrust Vector
Launch
platform Individual, Vehicle

MILAN (French: Missile d´infanterie l├ęger antichar; English: Anti-Tank Light Infantry Missile, "milan(e)" is French and German for "kite bird") is a European anti-tank guided missile. Design of the MILAN started in 1962. It was ready for trials in 1971, and was accepted for service in 1972. It is a wire guided SACLOS (Semi-Automatic Command to Line-Of-Sight) missile, which means the sight of the launch unit has to be aimed at the target to guide the missile. The MILAN can be equipped with a MIRA thermal sight, to give it night-firing ability.
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