HJ-8 ATGM used by Syrian rebels

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  1. Broccoli

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    Nice Catch ..There is no doubt These Weapons from KSA
     
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    My guess would be UAE since their army uses HJ-8, or perhaps those are factory new launcher ordered by some Gulf state.
    HJ-8 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    sayareakd Moderator Moderator

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    HJ-8 is used by Pakistan, this is wire guided anti tank missile. It does not have tandem warhead to take out ERA.

    HJ-8 tested on Chinese tank



    Good addition to Rabels.
     
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    Not sure about Pakistani variant, but later Chinese models were made to defeat ERA.
     
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    Armand2REP CHINI EXPERT Veteran Member

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    meh... so what? Rebels have been using Konkurs for over a year and it is a much better missile.
     
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    no tandem charge.
     
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    Armand2REP CHINI EXPERT Veteran Member

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    The US said to Arab allies, don't send rebels anything that can pierce our armour... Arabs say, got it! they get HJ-8! :lol:
     
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    .............lol
     
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    Understatement, understatement of the millenium.

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    Militant with ATGM "Konkurs"
    [​IMG]
     
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    Pakistan makes licensed version of HJ-8s known as Baktar Shikan. Pakistan also exports Baktar Shikan to other countries and can destroy tank targets at a distance of 3 km. These were possibly supplied to Bosnian government forces against Serbian tanks during the mid-1990s, the weapon proved effective enough to penetrate the frontal armor of M-84 tanks.

    It can possibly become new anti-tank Missile for Taliban forces (if possible ISI funded LeT).
     
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    Hmm the tank looks intact to me after the hit.
     
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    yeah, that was first thing that come to my mind, this is the same anti tank missile which PA got from China through TOT.
     
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    I suppose the guy who aimed the wire guided missile deserves some credit. Did you see how fast that missile flies? Aiming a missile like that at a target 3 km away with dust and smoke around can't be easy. However there is no real proof that the missile that hit the tank was the same one that was fired I guess LOL
     
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    Of course the missile hit the target. Didn't you hear "allahu akbar!"?

    Seriously the continuity of the video needs forensic analysis.
     
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    this is standard practice when you test missile, even we do it, like nag tests.
     
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    It has the option to be fitted with tandem warhead.
     
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    lol, do you think it is as easy as optional to make it with tandem warhead........
     
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    :: GIDS - BAKTAR-SHIKAN ::
     

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