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WEAPON SYSTEMS

Browse factsheets of weapon systems ranging from firearms through aircraft carriers.

INVENTORIES

Discover what weapon systems nations have in their inventory, today and in the past.

ANALYSIS

Learn more about various types of weapon systems and their role in historic events.

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AFT-9

The AFT-9 is a modern tank destroyer of Chinese origin. The AFT-9 mates a cost-effective vehicle platform with powerful anti-tank missiles. Various earlier designs were not adopted for service since they either lacked range of firepower.

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AMX-13 DCA

The AMX-13 DCA is an early Cold War era self-propelled anti-aircraft gun of French origin. It was developed in the late 1960's to provide forward air defense to French tank battalions. A relatively small production run of 60 vehicles was completed and served until the end of the Cold War. The name DCA stands for "Défense Contre Avions" which translates to "defense against aircraft". The AMX-13 DCA was never used in combat and is no longer in use.

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PGZ09

The PGZ09 is a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun of Chinese origin. It was developed to supplement and eventually replace the PGZ95 in Chinese service. Compared to its predecessor the PGZ09 has more capable armament and sensors. For several years this vehicles was called PGZ07. It now appears the old designation is incorrect.

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T-62

The T-62 is a main battle tank of Soviet origin. It was developed in the late 1950's as a follow on to the succesful T-55. The T-62 was produced in large quantities in the 1960's and played an important role in the Cold War. In several areas the T-62 is an improvement over the T-55. However, the slight increase in performance does not justify the production costs that are twice that of the T-55. The introduction of newer tanks made the T-62 quickly obsolete as the primary Soviet tank, a role which would be fulfilled by the later T-72.

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THE WORLD'S MOST COMPLETE WEAPON DATABASE

WeaponSystems.net provides a full and complete overview of world wide used weapons. This website provides weapon systems sorted by country inventory.