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AUGUST 2021

US Marines To Develop New System Armed With Israeli-Made Loitering Munitions

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US Marines To Develop New System Armed With Israeli-Made Loitering Munitions

Screen grab from a promotional video by Uvision showing a canister-launch system for the Hero munition based on the US JLTV vehicle.

On June 17, the United States Marine Corps (USMC) awarded Mistral, Inc. a contract to design, build and test the Organic Precision Fires – Mounted (OPF-M) system.

Mistral teamed with Israel’s UVision LTD to deliver the USMC with advanced loitering munition capabilities based on last’s Hero 120 system.

UVision’s Hero family of loitering systems includes Hero-30, Hero-70, Hero-120, Hero-250, Hero-400, Hero-900, and Hero-1250. The Hero-120 is the largest of the short-range systems. The loitering munition has a range of 40 kilometers, an endurance of 60 minutes and is armed with 4,5 kilograms warhead.

The OPF-M will be integrated by Mistral on the Light Armored Vehicle-Medium (LAV-M), Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), and Long-Range Unmanned Surface Vessel (LRUSV). The company will also integrate the system with the USMC C2 and other mission payloads

“Mistral and UVision bring together decades of experience in the development and manufacturing of defense systems to address the US Marine Corp’s need for a proven precision strike loitering system,” said Col. (Ret.) Yossi Gez, executive vice president of Mistral, according to Yahoo.

The USMC picked the Bethesda-based company following a series of tests and evaluations at different US Government test centers.

The OPF-M system will provide the USMC with an advanced ISR [Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance] and precision indirect fire strike capabilities. Similar systems are being developed by Russia. The use of loitering munitions became more prominent in the last few years.

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block

Good for murdering women and children as the americans and zionists prefer.

Useless when operating against a multi layered A2/AD setup as seen with the Russians, in Syria

Last edited 1 month ago by block
Lenie

How many Israeli attacks did that multi layered AD stop? 😁

Alex

Countless attacks actually. Russian base was attacked by terrorists so many times, always unsuccessfully, unlike american bases in Iraq.

Lenie

Not talking about homemade drones but Israeli guided bombs.

James

Ok, zero Israeli guided bombs made it through :D

GoldStandard

Israeli air to ground guided missiles and glide bombs (courtesy of US) are launched into Syria from very, very, far away, from well within Lebanese airspace. IAF do not approach Syrian border for, firstly, fear of being shot down (as happened with downed F-16 that crossed over Syria in 2018) and, secondly, so that Syria cannot responsibly fire S-200 surface to air missiles back at IAF warplanes. Because, IAF hides behind cover of Lebanese commercial air traffic. SAA cannot risk shooting down passenger aviation that IAF schedule their warplane intrusions into Lebanese airspace behind. Basically IAF policy against Syria is cowardly – they do not approach or confront the enemy, they fire from behind a civilian third party, always ensuring that third party aviation is at heavy risk if Syrians respond in kind. Even you have to admit it’s cowardly way to wage war – essentially from behind a third party civilian screen over Lebanon.

GoldStandard

But how would YOU know how many times it did work?! Because, rather obviously, when it proved a sufficient deterrent no hostile action would have occurred in that sector – being painted makes warplanes pack up and leave an area very fast.

Last edited 1 month ago by GoldStandard
yuri

amerikan incompetence farcical— expected from a morally decayed dying empire–now they must pay colony for technology

None of you

American soldiers saved our ass in ww2. So you should kiss their hand for the freedom of religion and Democracy wich we enjoy today otherwise Muslims religion and many thousands of other beliefs they would be exterminated by Russia or Japan or Hitler.
So in 1 words fuc…k off filthy pigs

Last edited 1 month ago by None of you
JC Denton

STFU if I want to see absolute horseshit I turn on MSM or go to murican history class.

ulzimun

You are reading history backward. About 80% of the whole German troops during world war 2 were killed in eastern front fighting the Soviets. The Soviets won world war 2 at Stalingrad, the turning point of the world war 2. The Soviets could have won the war alone although it could have taken a little more time. Koreans, Chinese and Soviets were hammering Japs in Manchuria. Koreans were about to enter the Korean peninsular, and yet u.s. detonated atomic bombs on Japs for no other reason than to divide Korea for geopolitical gains. The Normandy landing was just a Hollywood production and what u.s. did was mopping up German remnant troops running on fumes.

Last edited 1 month ago by ulzimun
Fog of War

” The Soviets could have won the war alone although it could have taken a little more time. ”

Are you sure ?

” Even before the United States entered World War II in December 1941, America sent arms and equipment to the Soviet Union to help it defeat the Nazi invasion. Totaling $11.3 billion, or $180 billion in today’s currency, the Lend-Lease Act of the United States supplied needed goods to the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1945 in support of what Stalin described to Roosevelt as the “enormous and difficult fight against the common enemy — bloodthirsty Hitlerism.”

400,000 jeeps & trucks
14,000 airplanes
8,000 tractors
13,000 tanks
1.5 million blankets
15 million pairs of army boots
107,000 tons of cotton
2.7 million tons of petrol products
4.5 million tons of food ”

” The most important disagreement, however, was over the opening of a second front in the West. Stalin’s troops struggled to hold the Eastern front against the Nazi forces, and the Soviets began pleading for a British invasion of France immediately after the Nazi invasion in 1941. In 1942, Roosevelt unwisely promised the Soviets that the Allies would open the second front that autumn. Although Stalin only grumbled when the invasion was postponed until 1943, he exploded the following year when the invasion was postponed again until May of 1944. In retaliation, Stalin recalled his ambassadors from London and Washington and fears soon arose that the Soviets might seek a separate peace with Germany. ”

” One is the toast by Joseph Stalin at the Tehran Conference with FDR and Winston Churchill in November 1943. He told his fellow leaders to recognize “from the Russian point of view, what President Roosevelt and the U.S. have done for victory in this war. The U.S. is a country of machines. Without the machines we received through Lend-Lease we would have lost the war.”

” A second mention is in the Memoirs of Nikita Khrushchev, who wrote, “If the U.S. had not helped us, we would not have won the war. No one talks about this officially, and Stalin never, I think, left any traces of his opinion, but I can say that he expressed this view several times in conversations with me.” A third appraisal comes from Marshal Georgy Zhukov, who in a reported private conversation in 1963 said, “It cannot be denied that the Americans sent us material without which we could not have formed our resources or continued the war.”

ulzimun

It is a fact that about 80% of the whole German troops in world war 2 were killed in eastern front, which was the most critical in world war 2. Any other stuff including largely discredited Khrushchev you brought up is irrelevant and is not significant in overall war execution and eventual outcome of the war. The so called stuff u.s. provided accounted for even less than 10% of the materials the Soviet produced and used in the war. I don’t believe there is anyone who takes Ukrainian Khrushchev, who is largely discredited, seriously. Here is a video that can shed a new light on world war 2.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VuyJzeGPag&t=199s

Last edited 1 month ago by ulzimun
plus

Not just 80% but the best divisions of Wehrmacht fought and died for years in the East. German army never fully recovered from 1941, not to mention Stalingrad and Kursk. German army in 1944. was very different from (almost) invincible machinery from 1941. Americans faced second rate german troops in Normandy (apart from a few depleted divisions). Russians won the war, Americans did nothing but bombing and slaughtering civilians in Europe.
and also in Asia, Russians more decisively defeated Japan in 3 weeks than the US in 3 years.

Last edited 1 month ago by plus
Fog of War

” I don’t believe there is anyone who takes Ukrainian Khrushchev, who is largely discredited, seriously. ”

Of course you conveniently ignore Stalin’s quotes.

yuri

and you believe any politician…LOL but of course you cannot comprehend historians
“amerikans are ignorant and unteachable”. George Santayana

The Truth

Propaganda garbage copy-pasted directly from the State Department (I guess you are too ashamed to admit that). In reality the share of lend-lease in the total volume of manufactured and supplied products was around – 4% (both UK&US aid). The bulk of the weapons and other materials arrived in the Soviet Union in 1944-1945. and USSR/Russia eventually paid for most of their ‘aid’ (USSR exported materials to the US as well: 300,000 tons of chrome ore, manganese, platinum, gold).

No sane person claims that German victories in WW2 were thanks to Sweden, just because Sweden traded with Germany. And Switzerland and Spain. 80% of Japan’s oil before August 1941. came from the United States!

Yet clueless morons like to copy-paste exactly the same rubbish all over internet, including some courteous toast Stalin allegedly said during a dinner! That’s more important than 4 years of war in the East, at least for morons like you.

Last edited 1 month ago by The Truth
yuri

fag of war consitenetly posts delusions at SF

Fog of War

Long story short, the russians enslaved by the cryptojew bolshevik did achieve absolutely nothing except for slaughtering themselves by the hundreds of millions in the Gulags.

As the americans have proven, It was only due to America that they could just overrun the german liberators with human wave tactics and subsequently spread Khazar bolshevisme into Europe and finally the US.

Lets face it, the Nazis were misunderstood freedom fighters who were until this day the only force independent from the Khazars and putting up acutal opposition. This is proven by the fact that they were not financed by jew american oligarchs at all.

Fog of War

If you’re going to attempt to imitate me you should study my writing style better. This is a very poor attempt.

Fog of War

I think you need to study my writing style, imposter. The one you responded to you is clearly employing sarcasm, pal.

yuri

racist Fag of war obviously self loathing and inferior–u know that Jews are superior to amerikans

Peter Wallace

Still living in 1943 . Explains your ignorance of reality. About time you found an ashtray to fit into. Moron .

Peter Wallace

If it wasn’t for American soldiers today we wouldn’t have so much terrorism and choas in the world today. If it wasn’t for the British at Trafalgar we could be speaking French or Spanish today . Thank God for the Picts of ancient Britain or Scotland or we could be living in caves today. America is Not the same country as it was in 1943 . Idiot.

Peter Wallace

So in 1 words …fuc…k off filthy pigs …. that is four words so can’t count or think .

yuri

u amerikan incompetents had nearly nothing to do with WWII—USSR defeated both Germany and Japan…they don’t teach history in your Kentucky hillbilly village?
freedom/democracy? are you insane or doos CIA pay you shekels for posting at SF?

US Army

Americans are indeed incredibly incompetent, with their huge military budget they literally have to beg Israel to help them with air defense, radars, drones, even tanks. Americans can’t make anything on their own any more.

hmm

nothing new there: they used nazis for technology, now they use zionazis.

KnowTheJew

Ah, more and netter ways for the Jews’ US Tyranny wardog to kill “terrorists” at schools and wedding parties.

GoldStandard

This is what Israeli government has been desperately trying to achieve – to try and create an interdependence with US military and technology (even though US actually finances it all) – so that Israel can stick to US like glue and keep the US military support coming indefinitely (Israel will basically fold without it).

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