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Video: IDF's formerly top-secret Tamuz missile in action

On Monday, the IDF disclosed the existence of a guided missile called the Tamuz. The missile has a range of 25 km. and can penetrate armored vehicles. It can come with a different anti-personnel warhead. The missile is launched from an armored personnel carrier from two launchers, each of which is capable of carrying three missiles. The APC can carry an additional four missiles inside.

The Tamuz uses an advanced electro-optic camera that transmits the image of its target back to operators inside the APC, who then manually drive it toward the target. Tamuz teams work closely with an artillery unit, which operates Hermes 450 reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles that provide the intelligence on the targets that are then attacked by the Tamuz missile.

“The missile provides us with the ability to accurately atta

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Added: Aug-2-2011 
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Location: Al-Jizah, Al Jizah, Egypt (load item map)
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