Two of Europe’s missile manufacturers have launched efforts to develop a laser-guided rocket to meet an expected German army requirement for the country’s Tiger attack helicopter. Diehl Defense has partnered with Israel’s Elbit Systems to develop the Guided Intelligent Light Armament (GILA) rocket, while MBDA Deutschland has signed a memorandum of understanding with Turkish armaments company Roketsan to collaborate on the development of a 70-mm guided rocket. The MBDA deal, ...


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