The system also offers the capability to destroy slow-moving or hovering rotary wing aircraft or fortifications. Combat arms units employ Javelin as a dismounted shoulder-fired weapon. Javelin may be fitted to vehicle platforms. Targets are engaged by locking on to their heat signature and once fired; there is no further requirement to guide the missile. The Javelin’s time of flight is approximately 14 seconds for 2 kilometres.
Type of System - Fire and Forget
Weight - 5.11 Kilograms (Command Launch Unit)
Length - 34.82 centimetres (Command Launch Unit)
Flight Time Direct Attack - 1000 metres every 7 seconds
Effective range - 2000 metres (Direct Attack Mode)
Minimum Effective Range - 65 Metres (Direct Attack Mode)
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