The 9M39 Igla is a Soviet infrared homing air-to-air missile, it was introduced in Update 1.91 "Night Vision".
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|Lock range (rear-aspect)||6 km|
|Lock range (all-aspect)||6 km|
|Launch range||5 km|
|Maximum speed||1.7 M|
|Maximum overload||10 G|
|Missile guidance time||14 secs|
|Explosive mass||530 g TNTe|
Describe the type of damage produced by this type of missile (high explosive, splash damage, etc)
Comparison with analogues
The missile is identical in many points to the American AIM-92 Stinger. Its top speed is slower, and it only has a slightly shorter guidance time and a slightly lighter explosive mass.
Usage in battles
Describe situations when you would utilise this missile in-game (vehicle, pillbox, base, etc)
Pros and cons
- Average max overload of 10G
- Decent explosive mass compared to other MANPADS-type missiles
- Lowest lock-on range of all missiles of its class
- Slowest speed of all MANPADS-type missiles although this can be an advantage
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