Infantry Weapons

Singapore Army acquires Spike SR anti-armour missile system

09 July 2017

The Singapore Army has acquired the man portable Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Spike SR (short range) missile system as the next-generation guided anti-armour weapon for its infantry forces, Jane's has learnt at the army's Open House 2017 event that was held from 27 to 29 May.

Jane's understands that the Spike SR has replaced the Saab Dynamics 84 mm Carl Gustaf M2 recoilless rifle and is now "fully operational". It is primarily employed by the service's infantry, although Jane's understands that it may also be employed by its commando and guards depending on mission requirements.

The Spike SR is the most compact member of Rafael's Spike fire-and-forget missile family.

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