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Singapore introduces Spike SR

2nd June 2017 - 06:26 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore

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The Singapore Army is in the process of introducing Rafael’s Spike Short Range (SR) missile to various infantry units.

First unveiled in public at the recent Army Open House from 27-29 May, Singapore is likely the first export customer of this anti-armour missile. Rafael announced it had completed Spike SR deliveries to an unspecified customer in May 2016. 

The new man-portable missile will replace the 15kg Saab Carl-Gustaf 84mm recoilless rifle, and it will be used in conjunction with the 90mm MATADOR (Manportable Anti-Tank Anti-DOoR) issued at the section level. 

The Spike SR’s range is 50m to 1,500m, and target

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Chen Chuanren is Shephard’s Singapore correspondent, covering primarily land and sea systems. He served in …

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