Rafael awarded $200 million contract for SPICE air-surface systems, Spike tactical missiles and Bnet communication

Tel Aviv, December 23, 2020 – Rafael
Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. announces that it has been awarded a $200 million
contract to provide an Asian country with SPICE 2000 air-to-surface systems,
Spike ATGMs, tactical, electro-optically guided missiles, and advanced
communication systems.

a family of stand-off, autonomous, air-to-ground weapon systems that strike
targets with pinpoint accuracy and at high attack volumes, independently of GPS
navigation, based on autonomous electro-optic Scene-Matching Artificial
Intelligence (AI) Algorithms. The SPICE family, operational and combat proven in
the Israeli air force and other global users, consists of SPICE-250, SPICE-1000,
and SPICE-2000 variants, with ranges of up to 100

The Spike family
consists of five variants (SR, MR, LR2, ER2, NLOS) of electro-optical,
multi-purpose, multi-platform missiles, with ranges of up to 32 km and
fire-and-update capabilities. To-date, Spike

Spike ER on HUMMER (4)has been sold to 35 countries,
including 19 NATO nations, with over 33,000 missiles already supplied and more
than 6,000 fired in tests and in combat. Spike missiles have been integrated
onto 45 different vehicular, helicopter and naval

The new contract includes
Rafael’s Bnet system, a family of
advanced Broadband IP MANET (Mobile Ad-hoc NETwork) Software Defined Radios for
tactical operations, supporting the modern digital battlefield’s needs with
high-speed, low delay, reliable connectivity for data, voice and video

Rafael is a world-leading developer
and manufacturer of advanced weapon systems. It provides forefront technological
solutions that address the defensive and offensive requirements of the modern
battlefield. Rafael is one of Israel’s top three defense companies, with
approximately 8,000 employees and numerous subcontractors and service suppliers
domestically and internationally.

For more information, please contact Ishai David

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