Saturday, May 16, 2015

Rafale fires its first laser AASM during a combat mission

AASM laser seeker
Air&Cosmos has revealed that an AASM with the new laser guidance kit (SBU-54) was fired for the fist time by a Rafale during a strike mission over Irak (Chamal operation) on May 11th 2015.
This new version of the SAGEM stand off missile, qualified 1 year ago,  add a laser sensor to the default INS/GPS guiding system of the weapon, allowing accurate targeting of fast moving ground vehicules up to 80 Km/h.

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