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The Anti-Structures Munition is a developmental program for the British Army to provide a man-portable shoulder-launched weapon capable of destroying hardened structures such as buildings or bunkers. The system is planned to be in service by the end of 2010.[1]

Program status[]

  • May 2004 - Systems from Dynamit Nobel and Saab Bofors Dynamics selected for competition.[2]
  • February 2006 - Contract (£40m) awarded to Dynamit Nobel Defence for production of the Anti-Structures Munition (ASM) version of the MATADOR.

Specifications[]

  • Range: 500 m
  • Warhead: "Enhanced blast warhead technology"

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