Israeli weapons producer Rafael has agreed a deal with German companies Diehl, Rheinmetall and STN Atlas to market the helicopter-launched NT-D anti-tank missile. The Eurospike consortium is primarily aiming its efforts at selling the weapon to the German army to equip its Tiger attack helicopter. Germany remains committed to buying the long range Trigat missile, but, with the UK - and more recently, France - deciding not to acquire the weapon, its future has become increasingly problematical.

Source: Flight International