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Algeria bought Ukrainian anti-tank systems “SKIF”

Алжир купил украинские противотанковые комплексы "Скиф"

Algeria has signed a contract to supply Ukraine with anti-tank missiles (ATGM) “SKIF”. It is reported by the Algerian military blog MENADefense on Friday, July 29.

The publication notes that the Algerian military has purchased a batch of complexes recently. While data on the volume of planned supply not shown.

ATGM “SKIF” was developed in Kyiv design Bureau “Luch” in 2005. Later, with the participation of the Belarusian company “Peleng” version was created “SKIF-M” with the thermal imager. Guidance system — a laser beam with automatic target tracking. Range of shooting to five kilometers.

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“Skiff” equipped with rockets caliber 130 and 152 mm with a tandem heat (RK-2, RK-2M-K) and high-explosive (SC-2ОФ, RK-2M-OF) warheads. Penetration, at the request of the developer, from 800 to 1100 mm equivalent homogeneous armor behind era.

The complex is in service with the Land forces of Belarus and transferred for testing in the Armed forces of Ukraine. Also supplied to Azerbaijan and Georgia.

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