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Legend: BGM-71 TOW Set
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Posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 01:39 PM UTC


Eric Buchanan provides a full build review of Legend Productions BGM-71 TOW Set (LF3D008) in 1/35 scale.

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Posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 10:28 PM UTC
This is the latest iteration of the TOW missile system with the current thermal sight and fire controls...very cool! Great job, Legends!
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Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 07:03 AM UTC
What is on the box is wrong. BGM-71, as said, is the missile nomenclature. What is shown on the box is the M41 Improved Target Acquisition System (ITAS) which was produced in 1999. It fires the BGM-71E TOW 2A, the BGM-71F TOW 2B, the TOW 2B Aero, and the BGM-71H TOW Bunker Buster.

The basic TOW system, M220, has the day and night sight separate. The ITAS has the day and night sight integrated together.

The ITAS(M41) consist of the target acquisition subsystem (TAS), the fire control subsystem (FCS), the lithium battery box (LBB), a modified TOW 2 traversing unit, and the existing TOW launch tube and tripod. On top of the TAS is the PADS (position attitude determination subsystem). The M220 has a day sight, AN/TAS-4 night sight, Missile Guidance Set(MGS), battery for MGS, battery box for night sight, launch tube, and tripod.