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wardog10 Jan 2021 1:07 p.m. PST

guys when did the version of the brdm-1 with mounted at-2 swatter anti-tank missile enter service ?

nickinsomerset10 Jan 2021 1:23 p.m. PST

Early 60s,

Tally Ho!

wardog10 Jan 2021 1:32 p.m. PST

thanks nickinsomerset
forgot to add, the at-3 sagger was well known but not much info on the at-2 swatter missile how effective was it?

Garand10 Jan 2021 2:26 p.m. PST

ISTR that later on the AT-2 was less reliable because it used radio control & that was more easily jammed/unreliable than wire guidance.


Major Mike10 Jan 2021 5:18 p.m. PST

Still in service with a number of countries, it was a common helicopter atgm for MI-8, MI-24 and MI-25 helo's. First round hit probabilities were around 67% for the A and B models and 90% for the C. It is/has been being replaced by the AT-5 on vehicles and AT-6 on helicopters.

Legion 411 Jan 2021 8:10 a.m. PST

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