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Also Known As: NTD
Description: The SPIKE-ER, formerly known as the NTD, is a multi-platform anti-tank missile with an extended range over previous SPIKE missiles. It has been designed to be mounted on ground vehicles, helicopters, and naval vessels. It seeker combines electro-optical sensors (IR/CCD-TV) and a fiber optic data link to achieve fire and forget and directed launch modes. Using the fiber optic data link the SPIKE-ER missile is able to perform battle damage assessment, in-flight retargeting, identification friend or foe, attacks without collateral damage and pinpoint accuracy strikes.
In June 2004, EuroSpike GmbH, a joint venture between Diehl (40%), Rheinmetall (40%), and Rafael (20%), was created to support Spike family of anti-armor missiles sales to European customers.
The SPIKE-ER missile operates day/night, in all weather conditions. Its tandem warhead ensures neutralization of ERA (Explosive Reactive Armor) protected targets. A single missile launcher weighs about 58 kg, and the 4-missile launcher for helicopters weighs 187 kg. A wooden round SPIKE-ER missile weighs 33 kg.
The SPIKE-ER long range anti-tank missile is currently deployed in Israel Armed Forces. The SPIKE-ER is the Israeli counterpart to proven Hellfire long range anti-tank missile.
SPIKE items 2006-2012 Chart includes SPIKE-LR (3,183), SPIKE-ER (463), SPIKE-MR (10)
Diameter: 170 millimeter (6.69 inch)
Length: 1,670 millimeter (66 inch)
Max Range: 8,000 meter (4.32 nautical mile)
Min Range: 400 meter
Weight: 33 kilogram (73 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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There are 7 news between
16 Jun 2004 and 16 Sep 2010
Thursday, September 16, 2010Tiger HAD Support and Attack Helicopter Begins Flight Tests in SpainTuesday, February 3, 2009Germany to Integrate Spike Missile on its Puma Infantry Fighting VehicleMonday, September 15, 2008Spike and SKYLITE B Team Up to Demonstrate Real-Time Closure of Sensor-to-Shooter LoopFriday, September 12, 2008Tiger HAD Enters Firing Campaign Using the Spike MissileMonday, January 28, 2008Spanish Army Orders 200 SPIKE-ER Missiles for Tiger HAD HelicopersMonday, December 17, 2007Tiger HAD successfully Completes Maiden Flight in MarignaneWednesday, June 16, 2004Wide Cooperation Between Germany and Israel Defense Industries
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