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MSPO 2018: Rafael unveil Spike ER2

4th September 2018 - 11:24 GMT | by Tim Martin in Kielce


Precision weapons system manufacturer Rafael is debuting its latest extended range missile - the Spike ER2 - at MSPO 2018. 

Marketed as a 'fifth generation' iteration of the Spike family of missiles, the weapon can be integrated across air, land and sea platforms and has a dual channel frequency capability, with radio frequency and fibre optic communications enabled.

Using the the fibre optic link, a target range at a surface level of 10km can be engaged, while this can be extended to 16km for rotary launches. A new high-resolution IR sensor has also been integrated on the system, alongside a

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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