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Rafael Extends SPICE 250 Range with New Turbojet Engine
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. has unveiled a new variant of the SPICE 250 air-to-surface munition, equipped with an integrated turbojet engine that extends flight range to 150 km. RAFAEL unveiled the new version today at the Aero India 2021 exhibition. SPICE is combat-proven and in operational service with a number of international customers including the Indian Air Force, which has used the SPICE 2000 in combat during the 2019 Balakot airstrikes.
Lockheed Martin adds SPICE to its Weapons
Lockheed Martin and RAFAEL have signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop, manufacture, market and support RAFAEL’s Smart, Precise Impact and Cost-Effective (SPICE) missile guidance kits to Lockheed Martin’s platforms.
Updated: Air Attacks – Syria 2013 – An Open Hunting Season?
The recent escalation of tension in Syria comes at a time when the Assad regime, actively supported by the Iranians through their Lebanese proxy...
Israel Extends SPICE Family of Air-Launched EO Guided Weapons
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has a proven capability to attack targets from standoff range. One such weapon is the Spice weapon guidance kit developed...
The High Cost of Precision Attack
Depleting stocks of Precision Guided Munitions (PGM) used by European Air Forces in Libya is expected to trigger demand for affordable guided weapons. This article examines the operational advantages and weaknesses of the various weapons, and how it reflects in their costs
Rafael: Profits Soaring Despite Flat Sales
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. ended the year 2010 with a record net profit of $170 million, with orders totaling $1.9 billion, an order...
With the introduction of inertially aided weapons, such as the GBU-31 Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM), and the AGP-68(V)9 SAR imagery, the F-16 gains...
Battle Damage Assessment Capabilities
Start < Page 5 of 9 > Since precision strikes are effective and accurate, the number of weapons necessary to create the desired effect is sometime...
SPICE Aerial EO Weapon’s Guidance Kit
// SPICE precision guidance kit, is designed for the Mk-83 and Mk-84 type bombs, including IMI's PB-500 and enhanced penetration bombs. The...
Rafael’s SPICE Guided Weapon
Providing a fully autonomous navigation and precision-strike capability, Rafael's Spice-2000 achieves a stand-off range of over 60 kilometers. Spice-1000 achieves an even greater range, due to its unique deployable wing. The weapon has been successfully integrated onto the F-15, F-16 and Tornado aircraft. It is in service with the Israel Air Force and is on order for the Hellenic Air Force.
Net Centric Precision Strike Weapons
Start < Page 4 of 9 > Precision Guided Weapons become true force multipliers when they are included as "effectors" in an integrated Net-Centric force. In...