Lockheed Martin efficiently delivered the Spike Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) missile system on the Oshkosh’s Joint Gentle Tactical Automobile (JLTV) to US Particular Operations Command (USSOCOM). This integration demonstrates the flexibility of the Spike NLOS weapon system. Utilizing a Lockheed Martin developed distant launcher, the weapon system could be mounted instantly onto nearly any car with a normal palletized interface in lower than 20 minutes, with none car modifications. This long-range precision strike system is in service with U.S. forces and 6 worldwide international locations.

“The mixture of Spike NLOS’s long-range and precision-strike capabilities with the JLTV’s superior agility will end in next-level mobility and mission effectiveness for our operators,” mentioned Jerry Brode, vice chairman of Shut Fight Methods at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Hearth Management. “This superior weapon system’s real-time video imagery permits operators to change or abort mission whereas en path to a goal, offering customers with extra choices in important moments.”


Oshkosh Protection shows Joint Gentle Tactical Automobile (JLTV) armed with SPIKE NLOS missile system

The Joint Gentle Tactical Automobile (JLTV) is a United States navy (particularly U.S. Military, U.S. Marine Corps) and america Particular Operations Command program to part-replace the Humvee with a household of extra survivable autos with higher payload. Oshkosh’s L-ATV was chosen because the winner of the JLTV program in August 2015 and awarded an preliminary manufacturing contract for as much as 16,901 JLTVs. The U.S. Military permitted the JLTV for full-rate manufacturing in June 2019. A aggressive rebuy for the A2 JLTV is at the moment in progress, the ultimate Request for Proposal (RfP) for this was issued on 9 February 2022, with a contract award anticipated in September 2022.

Spike NLOS is a multi-purpose, electro-optical/infrared missile system. Its superior rocket motor supplies functionality to achieve ranges as much as 32 kilometers. Customers can combine Spike NLOS with floor, aviation or maritime platforms – whereas leveraging its stand-off functionality to strike distant or geographically hid targets with out line-of-sight. Spike is an Israeli fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile and anti-personnel missile with a tandem-charge HEAT warhead, at the moment in its fourth technology. It was developed and designed by the Israeli firm Rafael Superior Protection Methods.

Rafael's SPIKE LR Missile Successfully Fired from Slovenian Armed Forces Oshkosh JLTV
Rafael’s SPIKE LR missile efficiently fired from Slovenian Armed Forces Oshkosh Joint Gentle Tactical Automobile (JLTV)