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Titan Robot Test-Fires Javelin Anti-Tank Missile

Wednesday, September 11, 2019   (0 Comments)

By Sydney J. Freedberg  |  September 11, 2019  |  Breaking Defense


It’s one small test for a robot, one tactical leap for robot-kind.

WASHINGTON: Imagine Russia’s armored legions rolling into the Baltic States. T-90 tanks lead BMPs packed with infantry through the rolling fields of Latvia. Then Javelin missiles streak from ambush positions in a treeline two miles away. The T-90s’ active protection systems and reactive armor shrug off some of the anti-tank warheads, but not all — and the lighter BMPs are decimated. Vehicles burn. Men die.

The Russians retaliate with withering fire, first from the 125mm cannon on the tanks and then with a barrage of cluster bomblets from distant Katyushas. The ambushers cease fire. READ MORE...

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