Dragon II: Penetration and Standoff

The Dragon II in use, 2001

Today's post is a very brief look at documents found regarding the Dragon II and its characteristics. Part of a set of documents describing Dutch Army and Marine Corps procurement of the Dragon I and Dragon II, they will be referenced in a number of upcoming articles discussing the Marine Corps' use of the Dragon, including a discussion of artic trials and the Marine Corps' battalion-level anti-tank platoon.

For now, the reader is left with the following charts describing the relationship between standoff and RHA penetration for the Basic Dragon (Dragon I), Improved Dragon (I-Dragon, Dragon II) and TOW-2 :


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1. Een infanterist lanceert een raket met een Dragon anti-tankwapen.