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Algeria Has Developed Anti-Tank Weapons System Based on the BTR-60

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Algeria has developed anti-tank weapons system based on the BTR-60. New anti-tank weapons system have four «Kornet» Russian anti-tank guided missiles.

The Kornet anti-tank missile as a modular, universal system able to engage any target from a mix of platforms using a reliable laser beam guidance system that was simple to use. It is a heavy ATGM, superior to the earlier 9K111 Fagot (NATO: AT-4 Spigot) and 9K113 Konkurs (NATO: AT-5 Spandrel) wire-guided ATGMs, but not to replace them (due to the cost).

The missile entered service in the Russian army in 1998. Its export designation is the Kornet-E.


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