Tokushu Heiki: LOSAT

Ever heard of an ATGM that doesn’t use a shaped charge? Well meet the American LOSAT tank destroyer — equipped with guided missiles that feature a kinetic penetrator!

LOSAT, ATGM Carrier, USA, Rank VII. Event Vehicle.


  • Unique kinetic ATGMs.
  • No vertical traverse.
  • Great mobility.
  • Ineffective at close range.

The development of an anti-tank guided missile with a kinetic warhead began in the US during the late 80s. Based on the HVM air-to-air missile, the intention was to create an anti-tank missile that would strike its target with hypersonic speed while utilizing an armor-piercing core. One proposed variant of the system used the chassis of the CCVL light tank equipped with 12 missile tubes. Following the collapse of the USSR, work on the concept nearly halted until the late 90s when the LOSAT (Line-of-Sight Anti-Tank) project, now as a technology demonstrator, again attracted the attention of the US military. The program received funding for refinement and testing, and in 2002 the LOSAT system was even assigned an official operational name, MGM-166A. However, after a series of tests, the program was terminated and the vehicle never made it into operational units.

The main tank prize of the Tokushu Heiki crafting event will be the American experimental LOSAT anti-tank system. Featuring a launcher for 12 ATGMs with kinetic armor-piercing cores on a highly mobile chassis — you've definitely never seen something like this before!

At the heart of the LOSAT project are its unique guided missiles. Instead of the standard shaped-charge warhead regularly found on such weapons, the LOSAT missiles utilize a reinforced core, which is accelerated to hypersonic speeds. The principle of this ammunition is functionally quite similar to tank-fired APFSDS rounds, only the missiles fired by the LOSAT have a significantly greater mass.

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In flight, these missiles are conveniently guided by a laser beam, but their launch has certain peculiarities. Firstly, the entire ammunition load of 12 missiles are all ready to go in the launcher, but the launcher itself can only traverse horizontally. Once fired, for the first few seconds the missile tends to dip in its trajectory until its engines provide the required propulsion for steady flight. In combat, this means that it's nearly impossible for the operator to accurately hit close range targets, or even guide the missile if there are obstacles in front of the vehicle. Additionally, due to the kinetic warhead, the missile achieves its optimum armor penetration after its engines fully kick in, so even if the missile does connect at close range it won’t have much power behind it.

The platform of the system itself will be familiar to tankers who have experience with the CCVL. It's a mobile platform with a top speed of up to 70 km/h and a quick turn rate for swift adjustments to positioning. The compromise of this mobility however is, no surprise — the armor, which is only bullet-resistant and made of light alloys, so it doesn't offer any tangible protection.

The unique LOSAT tank destroyer will only be available during the Tokushu Heiki crafting event, which starts on September 26th. This vehicle is certainly a special one, we hope you enjoy adding it to your collection! Make sure to check out all the details of the event and how to take part this Monday on the 25th with the news article — See you then!



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Awesome :D

“Additionally, due to the kinetic warhead, the missile achieves its optimum armor penetration after its engines fully kick in, so even if the missile does connect at close range it won’t have much power behind it.”

So what i am reading is it will get ubergriefed on 90% of the maps in game? not to mention it will probably get messed up by volumetric shenanigans as well…

otherwise its a cool meme vehicle and i guess i shall nab it.


Weird, I don’t think the missile did that IRL.


Nobody wanted, nobody asked, and yet everyone was disappointed, fatal and boring vehicles, and why like a Japanese title and they get a ship that even loses the fight with the destroyer, and the USA gets something special what is the point, it was so hard to add Nagato for example from 1920, without AA defense and inferior rangefinders, And then add the version of 44 to the tree, as you can see it was impossible to do.


Zip it. This is a great event reward!


In fact, the USA is crying because it needs vehicles so much, this vehicle is at the level of a sturmtiger is useless.

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People were having fun with the Sturmtiger and people will be having fun with this. What a concept, huh? Fun.


No matter, you can see that you do not understand the problems of WT, and other nations, just read the forum sometimes to see why people react so much, and I do not mean that people are entertaining can not, just look what is happening in this game only 3 main countries get something USA Russia and Germany, and the rest even in their own event gets garbage, It’s sad. ]

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leaked by olivia, so expected. I honestly hope gaijin don’t plan a top tier type 81 as the “special weapon” reward.

there’s more things to come for the event (6 vehicle total i believe) according to Stona.

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Okay we’ll see it for now it’s bad, maybe then it will fix, thanks for the information


ok buddy, will do. Only for u <3

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Can you please point me to place where I said there will be 6 vehicles?


losat atgm pen it’s own dart lenght, 780mm. That will be the most powerfull KE ammo in the game. The losat is a ~1524 m/s (1500ft/s) ke atgm, so it’s basically an AT stromer hvm.

Please don’t make me made 50k RP in two days

Hopefully the Bradley variant with actual elevation will be tech tree.

And yes, these missiles shouldn’t dip at all according to the numerous videos that can easily be found on Youtube. We’ll see if this is Gaijin intentionally nerfing the vehicle or someone who makes the devblog is lying like usual, as on the M3A3 receiving TOW-2A and AMX-30 105 having faster reload.


“i believe”. “This is not the last dev blog related to this event :)” is you’re quote on the losat devblog. Forgot gaijin cheaped off event vehicles and downgraded to 4 instead of 6… My bad to get my hopes up…

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I never said there will be 6 vehicles.
Next time please do not mislead other players. Thanks.