RAM is a supersonic, quick reaction, fire-and-forget missile
providing defense against anti-ship cruise missiles, helicopter and airborne threats, and hostile surface craft.
The Raytheon Fim-92 Stinger fire-and-forget missile
first entered service in 1982 as a shoulder-launched man-portable air defence system.
THE Javelin anti-tank weapon is a fire-and-forget missile
with lock-on before launch and automatic self-guidance thanks to infrared technology.
The fire-and-forget missile
, also made by Rafael, is the Spike ER.
The Javelin is also a fire-and-forget missile
, with lock-on before launch and automatic self-guidance, and can be deployed in 30 seconds and reloaded in 20 seconds, according to the manufacturer.
The Javelin medium-range, anti-tank missile system is a one-man transportable and employable fire-and-forget missile
system that permits a single infantryman to engage any armored vehicle at ranges up to 2.5 kilometers.
Amongst Western forces the most widely deployed of these missiles is the Raytheon Fim-92 Stinger fire-and-forget missile
, which first entered service in 1982.
The sight and related energy source for the handheld, fire-and-forget missile
launcher is designed to be operational for 20 years.
In general, Israeli pilots preferred to shoot an IR-homing, fire-and-forget missile
. Some 200 Arab aircraft reportedly fell to these weapons.
The baseline Gill, now renamed Spike-MR, is a 2500 metre fire-and-forget missile
, using a CCD/IIR dual-mode auto-tracking system.
The principal competitor to MBT Law in Britain was a derivative of the Lockheed Martin Predator, an inertially guided, top attack, fire-and-forget missile
with an EFP warhead and jet reaction controls.
Numerous infantry anti-tank fire-and-forget missile
systems, such as the Gill/Spike and the Javelin, are already in service and the concept is already commonplace with many air defence missile systems.