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QW-2 - 72mm

The QW-2 (Chinese: 前卫-2, pinyin: qiánwèi-2; lit. "Vanguard 2"; some online sources also alleges that the QW-2 is exported under the literal "Vanguard 2" name) is a Chinese MANPADS, an improved version of the QW-1 Vanguard which was a Chinese derivative of the Russian SA-16 "Gimlet."

It was first displayed at the Farnborough Airshow in England in 1998, and is believed to have been adopted by the People's Liberation Army some time between that date and 2002.


(1998 - Present)


Caliber: 72mm

Capacity: 1 Missile

Fire Modes: Infrared Homing

The QW-2 launcher has been used by the following actors in the following movies, video games, and television series:

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Mods Notation Release Date
Battlefield 2 Mounted on PGZ-95 AA vehicle 2005
Project Reality Handheld and mounted on PGZ-95 AA vehicle 2005
Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising 2009
Operation Flashpoint: Red River 2011
Glorious Missions 2012
Battlefield 4 Mounted on PGZ-95 AA vehicle 2013

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