Spike Again

Spike Again 21 December, 2017

Romania has announced that it is supplying portable Spike LR anti-tank guided missiles with the ICLU (Integrated Control Launch Unit) developed for the use of infantry. Romanians have launched 10 Spike ER missiles during trials. Missiles are purchased for the Romanian Land Forces. Missiles fired from different distances to armored personnel carriers and tanks day and night and they hit the target. The Romanian Land Forces are planning to these missiles for infantry, reconnaissance and mountain troops use.

The Spike missile family is also being used in remote-controlled weapon stations which Romania has integrated into BMP platforms and Puma (SOCAT) helicopters.

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