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​SOFINS: New guided support weapon unveiled

4th April 2017 - 15:43 GMT | by Erwan de Cherisey in Souge, France

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French company AA/ROK has developed a concept for the new SSA-1108 Joint-Forces Light Support Guided Munition (MIGALe) at the SOFINS exhibition, near Bordeaux.

The MIGALe is a lightweight surface-to-surface missile designed for use by the French military within the framework of the Scorpion network centric warfare equipment programme.

As Patrick Gaillard, general manager of Turgis et Gaillard Industrie – the parent company of AA/ROK - explained to Shephard, the idea behind the MIGALe concept is to take advantage of the interconnectivity between the different components of a Scorpion force to be able to carry out stand-off attacks.

Gaillard noted that

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Erwan de Cherisey

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Erwan de Cherisey is a writer on international affairs and defence.

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