The next step in precision-guided weaponry is now being demonstrated in Israel: the use of portable and handheld laser designators to guide missiles fired from well behind the front lines. Laser-guided weapons offer high precision, measurable control and, importantly, the ability to be effectively integrated within joint-force environments based on NATO-standard coding to coordinate target designation and weapons. This standard has created an unofficial battlefield language that enables ...


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