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Military Vehicle Photos
Type96 Multi-Purpose Missile System
JGSDF Camp Kasumigaura.
The Type-96 Multi-Purpose Missile System is a fiber-optic guided missile system with infrared image seeker against landing craft and tanks. It is the first Japanese missile system that uses a complete digitally controlled interface. The Type 96 missile has a large warhead which can destroy most tanks with a direct hit from the top, but it can also be used in an anti-helicopter role. The missile is guided by an operator with an infrared image monitor in the launch vehicle. It is build by Kawasaki HHeavy Industries.
Picture added on 23 April 2011 at 17:54