TNPSC Current Affairs June 2017
India and Israel are close to concluding a deal of Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missiles.
As India is rely heavily on imports of defence equipment to the Indian Armed Forces, Israel is one of the largest and trusted supplier of defence Equipment.
- Spike is developed and designed by Rafael Advanced Defence system, Israel.
- It is an fourth generation man-portable fire and forget anti-tank guided missile and anti-personnel missile with a tandem charged Heat warhead.
- This can be used by infantry soldiers, special rapid reaction forces, ground forces and helicopter aircrew.