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    Anti-Ship Missiles Thread

    GarryB
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    Post  GarryB on Tue May 12, 2020 2:17 pm

    That is very true.

    And of course there is no sense in designing a small compact precision guided missile to do the job when an existing type has already been developed.

    Many ATGMs wont work of course because their guidance systems get confused by the reflection in the water of the missiles tracking marker... used by the guidance system to determine where the missile is in regard to the crosshairs to work out what flight commands are needed to bring it back on target.

    Something like TOW or HOT or Konkurs would struggle because of this but it seems laser beam riding missiles don't care...

    Actually new land based BMPs with 40mm or 57mm guns would be quite a potent anti small vessel vehicle, so being able to ping them at extended range might be useful too...

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