Jordan's Jadara Equipment and Defence Systems is developing a new sight for the Terminator man-portable guided missile system, a company official told Jane's during the IDEX show held in Abu Dhabi from 17-21 February.
Unveiled at the SOFEX show held in Jordan in March 2018, the Terminator's original sight had an optical viewer, a non-cooled thermal imager, and a laser for the missile's beam-riding guidance system. The new version dispenses with the optical sight and instead uses two electro-optical day cameras, one with a wide field-of-view for acquiring targets and the other with a narrow field for engaging them.
"The replacement of the optical system by high-definition cameras will reduce the total weight of the Terminator launcher by 1.2 kg and reduce the rate of failure," Khaled Jaafer, the vice-chairman of Jadara, told Jane' s.
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