IDF tests new rocket system in exercise

'Lance' rocket system designed for precision strikes while offering greater mobility and cheaper costs than Air Force alternatives.

A helicopter that took part in last week's exercise. (Photo IDF Spokesperson

A new Israeli rocket system was tested for out in the field the first time during a military exercise last week where drone footage showed the accuracy and power of a strike of the “Lance” rocket.

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The new weapons system delivers a total weight of 20 kilograms of explosives to a target specified by advanced GPS technology meant to minimize the chances of collateral damage to nearby civilians and structures. The GPS system installed in the Lance rockets is unique from other rockets used by various units in the IDF which lock onto targets from afar using an electro-optical head… [READ MORE]

 

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