Contrary to popular rumor – this is not an Israeli Defense Forces counterattack on Syrian armor. Nor is the munition used phosphorus based.
At the Bofors AB live-firing test range in Sweden, Sweedish anti-tank soldiers engage a radio-controlled Centurion tank with a BILL, RBS-56, semi-automatic command to line of sight (SACLOS), anti-tank guided missile (ATGM.)
The ATGM – shaped charge, sets off secondary internal ammunition explosions within the tank.
The BILL RBS-56 SACLOS ATGM has been in service by Swedish Armed Forces since 1985. The Swedish ATGM is also used by: Austria, Brazil, Latvia, and Saudi Arabia.
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