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Israel reveals use of Tamuz "smart" missile

Israel has revealed that it will use the advanced Tamuz "smart" missile in any future offensive against the people of the Gaza Strip. The previously-top secret weapon was used for the first time against a target on the border with Syria two weeks ago.

A spokesman for the Israeli military noted that the missile is extremely accurate and is launched using a specially-designed platform. Reaching a speed of 220 metres per second, the missile carries a camera to help determine the location of the target as well as a high-explosive warhead.

Following its use against Syria, the spokesman stressed that the Tamuz missile will be used in an anti-tank capacity should the Syrian regime decide to deploy armour on the Golan Heights.

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