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SpearUAV unveils encapsulated Viper loitering munition

7th October 2022 - 16:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in Belfast


Viper will go on to enter full-rate production with a 'local customer' after testing finishes. (Photo: SpearUAV)

SpearUAV has launched a Viper loitering munition designed to strike 'soft' targets and built within a 'smart' capsule.

Israeli manufacturer SpearUAV has announced the release of its new micro tactical Viper loitering munition encapsulated within a ‘smart’ capsule and designed to strike soft targets using precision strike capabilities.

The portable and wearable system can be launched in seconds based on integration with the Ninox Ground Control System (GCS) and offers users enhanced force protection through aerial target detection and tracking.

‘Soft targets like non military vehicles, SUVs or pick up trucks which are now very common, are of interest,’ said Boaz Ben-Chaim, director of business development at SpearUAV.

‘Also, if a tank commander opens up a hatch, pops

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

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

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