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Type-87 Chu-MAT anti-tank missile

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. [KHI] has long been involved as a prime contractor in the development and mass production of anti-tank missiles [MAT]. Three such weapons continue in production: the Type-64 MAT, the Type-79 anti- ship/anti-armor missile and the Type-87 MAT. The Type-64, adopted over three decades ago, still remains as Self-Defense Forces equipment.

Specifications

Contractor Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Motors
Entered Service 1987
Total length 1.1m
Diameter 0.11m
Wingspan
Weight 12kg
Warhead Weight
Propulsion solid
Maximum Speed
Maximum effective range 2 km
Guidance modeSemiactive Laser homing
Single-shot hit probability


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