Ardec initiated the project followed a request from US Forces in Korea in 1999 for a round that could be used against dismounted ATGW
In replacing ATGWs
initially designed for a Central European war, the wider market demand is for longer range coupled with a reduced flight time (i.
62 mm PKT machine gun and twin Malyutka M2T ATGW
launcher, equips Romania's MLI-84M upgrade.
62 co-axial machinegun, two retractable missile launchers (2 ATGW
or 2 Sam on each) and a 30 mm automatic grenade launcher.
The 9M120 Ataka-V (AT-12 Swinger) ATGW
has been added to the armament.
Company Description: Developed to enable ATGW
operators to maintain and improve their skills, this company produces simulators for all models of the Kornet, Metis-M, Konkurs and Fagot.
During the 1980s the missile-armed helicopter has become a much more serious threat to armoured vehicles, due to improvements in ATGW
and sighting equipment.