Metis M1 ATGM
|Metis M1 ATGM|
This missile can penetrate 900mm Armour at 2km range
The Bangladesh Army formally introduced the Russian-built 9K115-2 Metis-M1 (AT-13 'Saxhorn-2') anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) system into service during a ceremony at Dhaka Cantonment on 23 December 2013.
- changes from the traveling to the firing position—and vice versa—in 15 – 20 seconds;
- firing rate of 3 - 4 rounds per minute;
- fired from organized and deployed sites in the prone and standing foxhole positions as well as from combat vehicles;
- can be shipped by any type of transport and can be air-dropped.
- combat assets;
- maintenance facilities;
- training aids.
- 9M131 (9M131F) ATGM;
- 9P151 launcher;
- 1PBN86-VI thermal sight.
GuidanceThe Metis-M ATGM system has a semi-automatic guidance system, with commands transmitted over a wire link. The guidance system is constructed so that the most sophisticated and costly components, such as a gyroscopic coordinator, electronic units and an onboard battery, are excluded from the missile.
|Prime Minister and Bangladesh Army General with Metis M1 ATGM|
Bangladesh Army also uses HJ-8 ATGM as main ATGM.
Bangladesh Amy ordered same amount of Kornet ATGM from Russia which has a range of 6 km