The BGM-71A TOW is an American SACLOS-guided anti-tank missile. It was introduced in Update "Starfighters".
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|Maximum speed||299 m/s|
|Missile guidance time||17 secs|
|Firing range||3 km|
|Explosive mass||3.75 kg TNTeq|
|Fuze delay||0.05 m|
|Fuze sensitivity||0.1 mm|
|Armour penetration||430 mm|
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