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India ordered Israel for purchase of Anti Tank Spike Missile

India ordered Israel for purchase of Anti Tank Spike Missile

Indian Army has made a deal for the procurement of Israeli anti-tank spike missiles.
Israel's Spike missiles are capable of destroying bunkers simultaneously with their accurate targeting capabilities.
This order has been given to meet the operational preparation of the Army under emergency purchase.
Senior officers of the three armies and defense ministry gave a presentation to the defense minister Rajnath Singh, after which the sale of Spike missile was approved.
Sources said that in April, the army had approved the purchase of Spike missiles after the Balakot Air Strike this year. This deal was done this month. In April, the purchase of these missiles was discussed in the Army Commander's Meet.

Highlights of Spike Missile

  • This missile is known for its accuracy, it can also destroy the bunker.
  • Spike missile can destroy your target in a range of 4 kilometers.
  • It can be used in hilly and plains grounds.
  • Spike missile can be fired from different platforms with vehicles, helicopters, ships and ground launchers.
  • This missile can be positioned on the line of control.

Background

  • After the Pulwama attack on February 14, the three armies were given the right to purchase weapons of emergency.
  • Under this, armies can buy arms up to 300 crores.
  • It's known  that 40 CRPF jawans were martyred in Pulwama attack.
  • The Army artillery is also giving priority to the procurement of accurate guided kits for ammunition.
Q.1 Which missile is purchesed by Indian Army from Israel?
A. Brahmos Missile
B. Spike MIssile
C. Nirbhay
D. Ballistic Missile
Answer...
Ans: Spike MIssile
Q.2 From which country, India purchased Spike Anti Tank Missile?
A. Russia
B. Israel
C. China
D. Germany
Answer...
Ans: Israel

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