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UAE firm presents country's first domestic air defence missile system

UAE weapons company Halcon on Tuesday presented the country's first air defense missile system SkyKnight, the company said.
UAE firm presents country's first domestic air defence missile system

UAE weapons company Halcon on Tuesday presented the country's first air defense missile system SkyKnight, the company said.

"HALCON, a regional leader in the production and supply of precision-guided weapons, today unveils SkyKnight - the first UAE designed and manufactured counter-rocket, artillery, and mortar (C-RAM) missile system, on display at the International Defence and Exhibition Conference (IDEX) 2021 taking place in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi 21 - 25 February," the company said in a statement.

According to the company, the missile system is designed to counter the full range of modern threats, as well as provide early warnings and target "rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) rockets, artillery, mortar, and other fixed-wing aircraft at a range of up to 10Km [6.3 miles]."

Halcon is part of defense technology holding company Edge Group, which is ranked among the world's top military suppliers by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (/Sputnik)

( With inputs from ANI )

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UAE firm presents country's first domestic air defence missile system
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