China’s People's Liberation Army ground force will have another new state-of-the-art weapon in its arsenal－the HJ-12 anti-tank missile, which can destroy tanks at a distance of more than 4 km, according to a report published by China Daily.
Developed by China North Industries Group Corp, the weapon will enable the PLA to catch up with the antitank combat capability of its Western and Russian counterparts and help it gain a bigger share in the international military equipment market, according to the report.
Jane's Defence Weekly reported that the HJ-12 features fire-and-forget capability and automatic self-guidance instruments, and it can be fired within buildings and bunkers due to its soft launch system.
The fire-and-forget technology, which does not require further guidance after launch, such as illumination of the target or wire guidance, is an important property for a guided weapon to have, since a person or vehicle that lingers near the target to guide the missile is vulnerable to attack and unable to carry out other tasks.
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