A French ENTAC wire-guided anti-tank missile,
Lot 147W
A French ENTAC wire-guided anti-tank missile,
Sold for £36 (US$ 48) inc. premium

Lot Details
A French ENTAC wire-guided anti-tank missile,
Built by Nord Aviation, Serial number 13058, model ASM 2780, together with a collection of newspapers from World War II, including "Union Jack" British Forces Daily, Italian edition covering the period June 1944 - May 1945, "Crusader" British Forces Weekly covering the period May 1945 - December 1945, "Eighth Army News" covering the period May 1945 - January 1946, and single copies of "Illustrated" and "Parade" magazines. 35.5in(90cm)high.

Footnotes

  • Developed in the early 1950's the portable ENTAC missile entered service with the French Army in 1957. Fired from a simple box, the missile was guided by a trailing wire from the launching station to the target, it's 4kg hollow charge warhead being capable of penetrating 650mm of armour. Bought by the US Army and launched from the M151 jeep, it saw service in the Vietnam War.

    This model has been test fired.
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