Friday, August 10, 2018

PH Navy succesfully tested first Spike ER Missile System

The Philippine Navy conducted a successful testing of its new missile system mounted on the navy's Multi-Purpose Attack Craft or MPAC MKIII.

The Spike ER missile accurately hit it's designated target 6 kilometer away under moderately rough waves while moving.

Multi-Purpose Attack Craft (MPAC MK3) on it's way to its acceptance test in Bataan. Photo courtesy: PH Navy

The tests conducted in Bataan included sea acceptance tests (SAT) for the Mini Typhoon Machine Gun Systems and the Spike-Extended Range Missile Launching System of Rafael Advance Defense System from Israel.

The Technical Inspection and Acceptance Committee of the Department of National Defense oversaw the test firing activity.

DND has scheduled another live firing demonstration to be attended by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

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