Elbit Systems has announced a new guidance kit for 120 mm mortar rounds, which is designed to provide a lightweight precision capability for existing mortar shells.
According to Ori Naor, programme manager of Elbit’s mortars business unit, the round can achieve a 1 m circular error probably (CEP) at a range of 10 km when using its semi-active laser seeker, or 10 m CEP with GPS, but it can use a combination of both.
The Laser & GPS Guided Mortar Kit can be applied to a standard 120 mm round in 30 seconds using a standard Allen key and is then loaded with target data via a cable or a wireless connection.
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