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Long-running Brazilian anti-vehicle missile programme approaches end of tests

7th May 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London

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The Brazilian Army will conclude tests this year of a pilot batch of its 1.2 Anti-Vehicle Surface-Surface Missile System (MSS 1.2 AC).

This system has been developed by the army’s Technological Centre (CTEx) and its Assessment Centre (CAEx), in partnership with the Brazilian company SIATT (previously called Mectron), to provide enhanced protection against armoured vehicles and high firepower capacity.

The MSS 1.2 AC has a range of up to 2,000m. The 1.38m-long missile uses a laser beam-riding guidance system and can penetrate up to 600mm of Rolled Homogeneous Armour equivalent (RHAe). The system is operated by a crew of two

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Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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