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FireFly causes infantryman’s capabilities to glow

31st October 2019 - 10:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Seoul

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Rafael has successfully sold the Spike NLOS missile (used from a ground-launched platform) to South Korea, and at Seoul ADEX 2019 the Israeli company was promoting a relatively new member of the Spike family – the FireFly – to the Republic of Korea Army.

At first glance, the Spike FireFly seems to bear little resemblance to the rest of the missile clan, as it is more of a loitering munition, crossover UAV.

Indeed, Giora Katz, Rafael’s executive VP of marketing and business development, described it as a miniature tactical loitering weapon, one that can be used by a single soldier.

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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