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Syria Has New Soviet-made Anti-tank Missile

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Israeli military sources said today they found evidence that Syria employed a new Soviet-made anti-tank missile during battles Monday along the cease-fire line. They said remnants had been found of the “Saguer,” a Russian guided missile that can be launched from mobile bases or from troop carriers. They said the Syrians who operated the missiles failed to score any hits. The missile was unveiled for the first time at the Red Army Day parade in Moscow in 1965, the Israeli sources said. It is a modified and improved version of the older “Schmel” missile.

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