M151 A2 TOW

Photo courtesy of US Army, sourced through Olive-Drab.

The tube-launched TOW missile was mounted on the M151A2 platform in the late 1970s to provide light units with mobile heavy antitank firepower. They were allocated to light scout sections in armored cavarly squadrons (divisional) as well as to the airborne or airmobile infantry regiment battalions.

A USMC A2 TOW photgraphed in Beirut, 1982. Photograph courtesy of US Army

Above and below are two photo's of model M151 A2 TOWs, by kind permision of War Wheels.

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