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Saab Bofors RBS 70

Man-Portable Short-Range Air Defense Weapon

The Saab RBS 70 anti-aircraft missile product ensures denial of airspace to low-flying enemy aircraft.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 9/17/2018
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Year: 1977
Manufacturer(s): Bofors Defence / Saab Bofors Dynamics - Sweden
Action: Laser-Guided
Caliber(s): 106mm
Sights: Integrated Optics with Night Vision
Overall Length: 1,320 mm (51.97 in)
Barrel Length: 1,320 mm (51.97 in)
Weight (Unloaded): 191.80 lb (87.00 kg)
Rate-of-Fire: 4 rounds-per-minute
Effective Range: 26,250 ft (8,001 m; 8,750 yd)
Operators: Argentina; Australia; Bahrain; Brazil; Chile; Czech Republic; Finland; Indonesia; Iran; Ireland; Latvia; Lithuania; Mexico; Norway (retired); Pakistan; Singapore; Sweden; Thailand; Tunisia; United Arab Emirates; Venezuela

Variants / Models

• RBS 70 - Base Series Designation
• RBS 70 Mk 1
• RBS 70 Mk 2
• RBS 70 NG ("New Generation")
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