Category Archives: Weapons Systems

Elbit Systems Introduces SkyStriker Tactical Loitering Munition

At the 2017 Paris Air Show in Le Bourget Elbit Systems launched SkyStriker – a remotely operated electro-optical, precise guided Loitering Munition(LM) designed to seek, locate and engage various targets for the tactical level corps. The new platform is based on Elbit Systems’ vast experience providing precise long-range tactical solutions. Continue reading

Stinger Missiles with Proximity Fuzes Destroy UAVs

During a recent US Army test, a pair of Raytheon Company Stinger anti-air missiles equipped with new proximity fuzes intercepted two small unmanned airborne systems—an MQM-170C Outlaw and an unidentified smaller system—for the first time. Proximity fuzes allow missiles to destroy targets by making contact or by detonating in close range. Continue reading