Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Chinese FN-6 / FN-16 MANPADS

Developed by China National Precision Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CPMIEC), the FN-6 is a fire-and-forget, Man Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS). The FN-6 is designed to be easy to use and maintain, reliable, upgradable and resistant to jamming.

The FN-6 can be mounted on vehicles, small vessels and helicopters and can be used to engage aircraft, helicopters and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. The latest version is designated FN-16. Performance has been improved with an extended range of 6000 m and an imaging infrared seeker.

FN-6 specifications
Seeker: multi-color infrared
Range: 500 - 5500 m
Altitude: 15 - 3800 m
Speed: 600 m/s
Length: 1495 mm
Diameter: 71 mm
Missile Weight: 10.77 kg
Total Weight: 17 kg



Credit original poster, via Chinese Internet

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