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LAHAT LAser Homing ATtack Missile

LAHAT is an advanced LAser Homing ATtack laser-guided Missile for precision attack. The LAHAT is a multi-mission missile fired from wide variety of Land Vehicles, Helicopters, and Tanks. LAHAT, with a length of just one meter and weight of less than 13 kg, is very well suited for use on light-weight helicopters. A LAHAT launcher fully loaded with four missiles weight less than 80 kg.

Despite its small size and light weight, LAHAT is highly effective against a variety of target types, including tanks, at ranges well over 8 km. LAHAT can accurately hit moving targets, including enemy helicopters LAHAT's long range enable helicopters to engage and destroy enemy forces while avoiding the enemy's air defenses.

In its tank version LAHAT is handled by the 105mm or 120mm gunner, as a standard gun round. The missile performs precision homing on a laser-designated target, ensuring first shot, tank-kill at ranges over 6Km. LAHAT can accurately hit moving targets, including helicopters.



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