British Army Used Israeli Tamuz Missiles in Iraq, Afghanistan

(Ha'aretz) Anshel Pfeffer - Israel provided the British army with Tamuz missiles from its emergency stock, starting in 2007, to assist the British in fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Following their satisfactory use, the British ordered more from Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. Even since the British withdrew from Afghanistan last year, the Tamuz continues to be part of the British army's artillery, used in conjunction with Elbit Systems' Hermes 450 drone. The Hermes 450 "acquires" its targets and transmits data to the operators of the Tamuz missiles, who then destroy the target.

2015-09-29 00:00:00

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