Manufacturer and Designation Vickers Swingfire
Function ATGW
Attack speed Z
Maximum range 4000m
Maximum altitude N/A
Guidance CLOS
Fuze type Impact
Warhead type HEAT
Warhead explosive content 7kg
Missile length 1·07m
Missile diameter 0·17m
Wing span 0·39m
Project start date 1958
Service entry date 1969

Notes: Swingfire had its warhead upgraded at least once in its lifetime, in order to improve its penetrative abilities.
It stayed in front line use until the early years of the 21st century when it was replaced by the US Javelin missile.

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