Algeria orders Anti-Tank Missiles «Kornet-EM» on the chassis «Tiger» Light Armored Vehicle, reported military-informant.com.
The Kornet-EM is a multi-purpose anti tank guided missile system designed and manufactured by KBP Instrument Design Bureau. The long-range missile system was unveiled at the Moscow Airshow (MAKS) in August 2011. The system was also demonstrated at the Russian Arms Expo (RAE) in September 2013.
The missile system is designed to destroy advanced and modern tanks fitted with explosive reactive armour, light-armoured vehicles and fortifications. It can also engage surface-level marine and low-speed aerial targets at ranges between 150m and 10,000m.
According to the contract, Algeria should get the first «Kornet-EM» installation multi-purpose anti tank guided missile system in 2016.