Kornet-E ATGM of Bangladesh Army
|Kornet-E ATGM of Bangladesh Army|
Bangladesh Army ordered a large number of 9M133 Kornet-E Anti tank Guided Missile from Russia in 2013 which are to be delivered by 2014.
Kornet ATGM has damages several Abrams M1 tanks of US ARMY in 2003 during Iraq Invansion.It has a range of 6 km and can penetrate Indian T-90s,Arjun MBT and Myanmar MBT-2000 tanks.
Bangladesh Army has over 600 BTR-80 as of 2012 and more on order.Some of BTR-80 APC may be modified to carry these missile.
The Kornet was especially created to control more modern armored vehicles by the KBP Instrument Design Making Bureau, Tula, Russia. The guided missile comes with an integrated thermal sight to discharge during the night as well as in complicated conditions. The Kornet has the capability to attack present-day and more modern armored vehicles that are endowed with explosive reactive shields, ramparts, aggressive forces, slow flying targets, sea-based vehicles and some other objectives.
Launch Platform of Kornet ATGM
|MetisM and Kornet Missile used by Bangladesh Army|