Israel Goes After Gaza with GPS

(Strategy Page) Last year, Israel decided to replace most of its 155mm artillery with GPS-guided rockets. Firing GPS rockets at terrorist targets in Gaza will be a lot cheaper, and, with more shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles showing up in Gaza, a lot safer for Israeli aircraft. The U.S. has shared its experience with GPS-guided rockets in built-up areas in Iraq and Afghanistan. This made it clear that GPS-guided rockets were the way to go. With its GPS-guided rockets, Israel expects to take out more targets with far fewer rockets and artillery shells.

2012-04-12 00:00:00

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