Green Dragon Tactical Loitering Missile, Israel

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May 16, 2016 | Originally published by Date Line: May 16 on

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) unveiled Green Dragon, the latest addition to its loitering munitions family, at the Singapore Airshow held in February 2016.The Green Dragon tactical loitering missile is intended for use by small land forces units and special operations forces. It offers infantrymen with increased fire support and protection through collateral damage avoidance and battle damage assessment capabilities.The munition is designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) tasks to help provide infantrymen with improved situational awareness in the battlefield. In addition to ISR missions, the weapon can attack both stationary and moving targets with a warhead. IAI”s loitering weapons family also comprises Harop, Harpy NG (New Generation) and Rotem L.