RAFAEL TO PRO­DUCE & PRO­VIDE SPIKE LR2 5TH GEN MIS­SILES

SP's LandForces - - NEWS IN BRIEF -

Rafael Ad­vanced De­fense Sys­tems Ltd. has been awarded a con­tract with the Is­rael De­fense Forces (IDF) to sup­ply more than one thou­sand SPIKE LR2, 5th gen­er­a­tion elec­tro-op­ti­cal, pre­ci­sion-guided mis­siles.

The SPIKE LR2 has a range of 5.5 km when fired from ground launch­ers (an in­crease of over 35 per cent from the 4 km range of the orig­i­nal SPIKE LR) and up to 10 km when fired from a he­li­copter (us­ing the RF Data Link).

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