Budget Cuts Alter Javelin Missile Launcher Ordinance

Posted By: on November 21, 2011

Javelin Missile

Few portable weapons in any military can compare to the sheer power and pinpoint accuracy associated with the FGM-148 Javelin. This third-generation anti-tank launcher has helped the United States and its allies win victories on the battlefield for years and is still used today in Afghanistan and other hotspots across the globe.

Recent budget cuts have forced changes to the ordinance. At $80,000 a shot, the Javelin has not been the most cost-effective way to perform the art of war. Here are the results of these necessary changes:

(via: Reddit)

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