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Spike anti-armor system

Country of Origin: Israel


The Spike is a fire-and-forget anti-tank missile using electro-optical and fiber-optic guidance, intended for use by rapid-reaction forces, infantry and helicopter crews. There several variants. A single soldier can carry two missiles.

Rafael, the Israeli manufacturer, says the Spike missile family is designed around two major principles: low life cycle cost and simple and reliable operation.

The firing post consists of a command launch unit (CLU), a thermal imager and a tripod. An...

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