In August, the U.S. army will conduct demonstration launches of missiles Spike NLOS helicopter Boeing AH-64E Apache. Testing will be held at the Yuma proving ground, Arizona. This writes Nakes Science.
The experiment is designed to determine whether you can effectively run Spike NLOS with aircraft United States, and will help to formulate the requirements for ammunition and helicopters of the future.
Spike — family of multi-anti-tank missile systems developed by the Israeli company Rafael. At the moment, Spike NLOS is one of the most advanced weapons systems in its class.
The range of the Spike NLOS can reach 25 kilometers, which is several times higher-range as the American Hellfire anti-tank missiles and Russian missiles “Whirlwind” and “Attack”.
The range of the latter, recall, is six to eight kilometers. It is also important to note that the new rocket works on the principle of “fire and forget”.
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