FANDOM


APILAS
APILAS
Country of origin

France

Manufacturer(s)

Nexter

Designer(s)

Nexter

Weapon type

Anti-tank rocket launcher

Caliber

112mm

Overall length

50.8 inches (129 centimeters, transportation)
49.6 inches (126 centimeters, fire ready)

Weight

19.8 pounds (9 kilograms)

Weight empty

10.4 pounds (4.7 kilograms)

Muzzle velocity

961 feet/second (293 meters/second)


The APILAS (short for Armor-Piercing Infantry Light Arm System) is a French rocket launcher.

HistoryEdit

The APILAS was made by Nexter, and over 120000 were made since its inception.

Design DetailsEdit

The APILAS' missile is supplied in an aramid fibre launcher tube with a retractable sight. The APILAS' effective range is from 25 meters (27.3 yards) to 600 meters (656.2 yards), as the missile flies 25 meters before it arms itself. The shaped charge warhead loaded into the missile is electrically fused and will detonate at impact angles up to 80 degrees. Off-route mine systems were developed for the APILAS using a separate electronics package consisting of a tripod and a sensor package or tripwires among other peripherals.

AmmunitionEdit

The missile for the APILAS is a 112mm missile, which has a 1.5 kilogram (3.31 pounds) shaped charge capable of penetrating 720 mm RHAe (frontal armor estimate for a tank) or 2 meters of concrete. The missile arms itself after 25 meters (27.3 yards) of exiting from the launcher. The rocket's engine is a solid fuel rocket booster, and can fly 500 meters in 1.9 seconds.

ReferencesEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.