A wooden shaft resembling a spear, thrown by contestants in a contest called the javelin throw; the one throwing the javelin furthest wins the contest. The javelin throw is one of the field events of the modern Olympic Games.
An antitank weapon that has a 2,000+ meter range. It is a fire-and-forget missile that has a "top-down attack" capability. The Javelin has a second generation forward-looking infrared nightsight. The missile weight is approximately 50 pounds. This weapon is a replacement for the Dragon.
The javelin, javelinfish, or southern whiptail, Caelorinchus australis, is a rattail of the genus Caelorinchus, found around Australia and New Zealand at depths of between 80 and 500 m. Its length is between 25 to 50 cm.
Javelin is the designation of an American sounding rocket. The four stage Javelin rocket had a payload of 57 kg, an apogee of 1100 km, a liftoff thrust of 365.00 kN, a total mass of 3385 kg, a core diameter of 0.58 m. It was launched 82 times between 1959 and 1976.