German Army Completes Spike Firing Campaign

The German Army completed a firing campaign with the Spike long-range (LR) missile, designated by the Bundeswehr as the Mehrrollenfähige Leichte Lenkflugkörpersystem (Multirole-capable Light Anti-tank Missile System: MELLS), Rafael announced in a 3 June press release. During the campaign, 54 missiles were fired from the Spike Integrated Control...

The German Army completed a firing campaign with the Spike long-range (LR) missile, designated by the Bundeswehr as the Mehrrollenfähige Leichte Lenkflugkörpersystem (Multirole-capable Light Anti-tank Missile System: MELLS), Rafael announced in a 3 June press release.

The German Army completed a firing campaign with the Spike missile, designated the Mehrrollenfähige Leichte Lenkflugkörpersystem (Multirole-capable Light Anti-tank Missile System: MELLS) by the Bundeswehr. (EuroSpike)
The German Army completed a firing campaign with the Spike missile, designated the Mehrrollenfähige Leichte Lenkflugkörpersystem (Multirole-capable Light Anti-tank Missile System: MELLS) by the Bundeswehr. (EuroSpike)

During the campaign, 54 missiles were fired from the Spike Integrated Control Launch Unit (ICLU), which includes a new digital user interface. It included firing missiles beyond line of sight at targets hidden behind cover, targeting in mid-flight, in total darkness in infrared mode, and in day mode under adverse weather conditions in heavy rain and strong winds, Rafael reported. All 54 missiles hit their targets, the company added.

Source: www.janes.com