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Anti-tank Kornet for Algeria

10th November 2016 - 09:00 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov in Sofia


A batch of 28 vehicle-mounted Kornet-EM anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) systems is being completed at Russia’s KBP company in Tula, destined for delivery to Algeria.  

The Algerian MoD order for the Kornet-EM was placed in July 2014, with the first deliveries slated for the end of this year.

The Kornet-EM system incorporates an automated missile launcher designated as the 9P63-3, installed on a VPK-233136 Tigr-M all-terrain 4x4 vehicle. The system has two launcher units, each with four missiles and automatic reloading system for eight more missiles stored inside the vehicle. 

The system is managed by a two-man crew. Kornet-EM

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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