HJ-8

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HJ-8
SLA Red Arrow 8L.JPG
The HJ-8 on display
TeepAnti-tank missile
Place o oreeginFowkrepublic o Cheenae (People's Republic of China)
Service history
In service1985-Present
Uised biSee Operators
WarsYugoslav wars
Sirian Ceevil War[1]
Iraqi Ceevil War (2014–present)[2]
Production history
DesignerResearch Institute 203
Designed1970–1984 [3]
ManufacturerNORINCO (Factory 282, Factory 5618)[3]
Khan Research Laboratories (Pakistan)[4]
Produced1984-Present
Variantssee variants
Specifications
Wecht25 kg
Lenth1,566 mm
Diameter120 mm

IngineSolid-fuel rocket
Operational
range
3000–4000 m
Speed220 m/s
Guidance
system
SACLOS wire guidance
Launch
platform
Tripod, vehicle, aircraft

The HJ-8 or Hongjian-8 (Cheenese: 红箭-8; pinyin: Hóng Jiàn-8; leeterally: "Reid Arrow-8") is a seicont generation tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided anti-tank missile system which wis originally deployed by the Cheenese Fowk's Liberation Airmy since the late 1980s.[5]

Operators[eedit | eedit soorce]

Map with HJ-8 operators in blue


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "YouTube". www.youtube.com.
  2. "YouTube". www.youtube.com.
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  5. "Global Security's HJ-8 Page". Global Security. Retrieved 2008-12-14.
  6. "HJ-8/Baktar Shikan Anti-Tank Guided Missile". Asia Pacific Defence Solutions Group. 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-10.
  7. "Small Arms Archive Detail Page for 7878". www.smallarmsreview.com.
  8. "Zona militar: Nuevos tanques para Venezuela". 4 September 2015.
  9. http://www.entelectwebmanager.co.za/ECGWebManager/MainContentImages/122882/SAR%20Zim%20profile%20July%202011%20online%20version.pdf

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