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Spike SR short-range missile on display at Defexpo 12

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A Sipke family missile. A Rafael photo.

NEW DELHI (BNS): Israeli Company Rafael has unveiled its 'Spike SR short-range missile' for the first time at the ongoing seventh edition of Defexpo 2012, at Pragati Maidan here.

The Spike SR operates in both day and night modes, without dedicated magnifying day/night optics or laser rangefinder.

The Spike family includes, Spike-SR with a range of 800m, Spike-MR (Gill) with range of 2,500m, Spike-LR with 4,000m range and Spike-ER with a range of 8,000m.

Spike-LR and Spike-ER can also be fitted on light combat vehicles.The weapons are lightweight fire-and-forget anti-tank missiles and use electro-optical and fibre-optic technologies.

The systems are used by infantry soldiers, special rapid reaction forces, ground forces and helicopter aircrew.

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