A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache Used An Israeli-Made Missile To Blast A Small Boat 20 Miles Off The Coast Of Florida

Warzone/The Drive: An Army AH-64 Apache Used An Israeli-Made Missile To Blast A Small Boat 20 Miles Away The Israeli Spike-NLOS missile will give the Army's AH-64s a new, extremely precise way to deal with threats on land and at sea at extended ranges. The U.S. Army and Air Force have offered new details about a test involving an AH-64E Apache attack helicopter firing an Israeli-made Spike-NLOS missile off the coast of Florida last month. The War Zone was first to report that this over-water launch had occurred in the course of our efforts to confirm a separate U.S. Navy Trident II submarine-launched ballistic missile test. The Apache, flying from Eglin Air Force Base and with support from the 96th Test Wing there, successfully fired the Spike-NLOS — this acronym standing for non-line of sight — at a stationary boat approximately 20 miles away in the second week of February. A subsequent test to demonstrate the ability to engage a moving watercraft was canceled due to adverse weather conditions. Read more …. WNU Editor: This missile appears to be incredibly accurate at long distances.Original Article

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