Javelin
Javelin

The world's premier shoulder-fired anti-armor system, Javelin takes the fight to the enemy. Javelin automatically guides itself to the target after launch, allowing the gunner to take cover and avoid counterfire. Soldiers or Marines can reposition immediately after firing, or reload to engage another threat.

Using an arched top-attack profile, Javelin climbs above its target for improved visibility and then strikes where the armor is weakest. To fire, the gunner places a cursor over the selected target. The Javelin command launch unit then sends a lock-on-before-launch signal to the missile. With its soft launch design, Javelin can be safely fired from inside buildings or bunkers.

Javelin was developed and produced for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps by the Javelin Joint Venture between Lockheed Martin in Orlando, Florida and Raytheon in Tucson, Arizona.

Javelin
The highly lethal medium-range Javelin has been in full-rate production since 1994. (Photo by Lockheed Martin)
Javelin
Javelin is a single man-portable fire-and-forget medium-range antitank weapon system designed to defeat all known and projected threat armor. (Photo by Lockheed Martin)
Javelin
Javelin
Javelin is a lightweight, man-portable, shoulder-fired, fire-and-forget medium antitank weapon system designed to provide high lethality against all known and projected threat armor. It has been combat-proven in Operation Iraqi Freedom both in that role and as an urban assault weapon against alternative targets. (Photo by Lockheed Martin)
Javelin
Javelin is a lightweight, man-portable, shoulder-fired, fire-and-forget and fire-from-enclosure medium-range antitank weapon system design to provide high lethality against all known and projected threat armor. (Photo by Lockheed Martin)

JAVELIN is a trademark of Lockheed Martin Corporation.

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