China exports first HJ-12 ATGM to Nigeria

Norinco announced on its official WeChat account on 25 March that it had begun its first export deliveries of the man-portable HJ-12E ATGM to Nigeria.

The HJ-12E is an export version of the regular Red Arrow 12 (HJ-12) missile system. This is a third-generation ATGM that weighs 22kg.

The HJ-12 anti-tank guided missile is China’s first man portable, fire and forget, top down attack antitank missile, the electro-optical and infrared sight can be seen below the missile tube.

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