IGLA-1E (AIR DEFENCE MISSILE 86, SA-16 GIMLET)
A Soviet very short-range anti-aircraft missile.
The missile had a range of 5.2 km and effective altitude of 3.0 km.
Firing weight: 17.9 kg . The missile had an autonomous infrared homing system.
The missile, launch tube and battery were disposable, the gripstock non-disposable. Gripstocks were also manufactured in Finland in low numbers, in order to utilize domestic made telemetrics, simulators and western computer systems during training.
In service in Finland from 1986 to 2006.
References: Lappi, Ahti Ilmatorjuntaohjukset Suomen Puolustuksessa, Ilmatorjuntasäätiö Helsinki 2009, Palmu Pentti, Yön yli päivään – Suomen ilmatorjunnan vaiheita 1925–1990, Ilmatorjuntaupseeriyhdistys Ry, Helsinki 1989