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Saab Bofors RBS 70


Man-Portable Short-Range Air Defense Weapon (1977)


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The Saab RBS 70 anti-aircraft missile product ensures denial of airspace to low-flying enemy aircraft.



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Specifications



Service Year
1977

Origin
Sweden national flag graphic
Sweden

Classification


Man-Portable Short-Range Air Defense Weapon


Bofors Defence / Saab Bofors Dynamics - Sweden
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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Anti-Aircraft
Ability to engage low-flying aerial threats.


Overall Length
1,320 mm
51.97 in
Barrel Length
1,320 mm
51.97 in
Empty Wgt
191.80 lb
87.00 kg
Sights


Integrated Optics with Night Vision


Action


Laser-Guided

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Caliber(s)*


106mm

Rounds / Feed


Single-Shot
Cartridge relative size chart
*May not represent an exhuastive list; calibers are model-specific dependent, always consult official manufacturer sources.
**Graphics not to actual size; not all cartridges may be represented visually; graphics intended for general reference only.
Max Eff.Range
26,250 ft
(8,001 m | 8,750 yd)
Rate-of-Fire
4
rds/min


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


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