Israel Military Industries (IMI) is promoting a new air-launched rocket, which it claims will have a range of at least 54nm (100km).

The company has already successfully test fired a number of munitions from aircraft, says its chief executive, Avi Felder.

Details of the rocket have not been disclosed, but modifications transform it into what IMI refers to as a long-range precision-strike weapon. "This use is an affordable and very good solution for hitting targets on the ground and at sea," says Felder.

According to IMI, a fighter aircraft can typically carry four of the rockets, using existing hardpoints.

Israel Aerospace Industries recently unveiled its SkySniper product, which adapts a ground-launched ballistic missile with GPS guidance for air-launched applications.