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Brimstone Completes Drone Test Trials

MBDA has successfully demonstrated the operation of Dual Mode Seeker Brimstone (DMB) missile from an MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), scoring nine direct hits...

IMI Expands MPR Multi-Purpose Bomb Line

IMI is expanding its family of Multi-Purpose Rigid Bombs (MPR) providing a warhead optimized for modern aerial weapons’ guidance kits. The first of the...

Sharpening the Spike

RAFAEL is introducing enhanced versions of the Spike family missiles, including a Spike NLOS offering improved seekers and targeting capabilities and adaptation to air,...

Israel’s F-35s will Carry the Spice 1000 Guided Weapons

Rafael is proceeding with the adaptation of the Spice 1000 Electro-Optically, Stand-Off guided weapon as part of its roadmap to carry this family of...

Seoul to Equip its New Maritime Helicopters with Israeli SPIKE Missiles

The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced Friday that the new Wildcat helicopters being acquired for the Republic of Korea Navy will be...

GMLRS Completes Engineering Development Flight Tests with Alternative Warhead Configuration

Lockheed Martin successfully conducted the third  engineering development test flight of the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead at White Sands Missile Range, N.M....

Air Force, Marines Clearing APKWS Guided Rockets for F-16, A-10 and...

The U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) confirmed the success of recent tests conducted with a fixed wing variant of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System...

Spike NLOS, Hyumu-2,3 showcased on South Korea’s Parade

South Korea's Armed Forces Day on Tuesday, October 1st, saw the first public display of two new home-grown missiles. The Chosun Ilbo reports. The Country's Hyunmu-3C...

A New Land Systems Division at Rafael – adapting systems for...

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems ltd, developer of highly advanced weapon systems for the IDF and the defense establishment, has recently undergone reorganization. One of...

India’s Planned Mountain Strike Corps to Cost $13 Billion

The Indian cabinet committee on security (CCS) gave its approval for raising a mountain strike corps along the China border. This would be India's...

Guided Projectiles Competing Over Naval 5-Inch Guns

The Multi-Service Standard Guided Projectile (MS-SGP) went through a successful first test firing from a 5-inch 62-caliber Mk 45 Mod 4 Naval Gun System at White Sands...

Brimstones for Reapers?

The US Air Force is looking at equipping its General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft with British-developed Brimstone missiles, to reduce collateral damage. The...

US Navy Tests Rafael Spike Missiles on Unmanned vessels

Spike missile fired form Mini Typhoon weapon station mounted USV-PEM, during an evaluation of the missile by the US Navy last week. Photos: US Navy, Rafael
The US Navy has test fired the Israeli Spike Electro-Optically Guided Missile from an unmanned boat last week, on Oct. 24th, as part of an operational demonstration of the weapon conducted as part of an international agreement between Israel Ministry of Defense and the US Combating Terrorist Tactics Support Office.

The Sensor Becoming the Shooter

Spike LR Missile launched from a Typhoon weapon station on an Israel Navy Super Dvora Mk 2. A similar configuration was recently tested by the US Navy, from an unmanned surface vessel (USV-PEM). Photo: RAFAEL
After decades of relying exclusively on laser and GPS for precision attack, the military and US special operations community is slowly opening to consider Electro-Optically (EO) guided weapons, gaining strike precision at extended range.
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