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Originally posted by Raideur
Not as well as they could.
All of those ATGW's use the shaped charge concept to defeat armor. Although western tanks. especially the Abrams are resistant to them from many angles, the DU armor they are so praised for is best at defeating kinetic penatrators, like APFSDS. FSU tanks, although fairly vulerable to kinetic weapons, often use ERA armor (explosive reactive armor) that works very well at disrupting shaped charges.
The real question I would have to ask is what kind of tactics and plans has Iran set out for the use of its tanks and AT systems. A well prepared and conherent tank and At force can deal with superior armor, but an unorganized defense, especially in the wake of aircraft, will offer little to no help against armor thrusts. The idea of men armed with RPGs might be able to kill tanks, but not in a real tactical sense.
Iran has had experience in the 80's dealing with modern armor, and I would treat their concept of AT defense with a good deal of caution, regardless of their actual skill, just to be safe.