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HALCON of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), launched its SkyKnight air defence missile at the International Defence and Exhibition Conference (IDEX) 2021 and announced it had been chosen by Rheinmetall AG to provide the missile component of Rheinmetall’s next air defence system.

HALCONs SkyKnight was designed to counter the full spectrum of modern threats, providing early warning signals and precise surface-to-air intercept capabilities targeting of rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) rockets, artillery, mortar, and other fixed-wing aircraft at a range of up to 10 km.

Rheinmetall AG, through its Swiss subsidiary, Rheinmetall Air Defence, has deployed the Skyguard system in numerous countries, which can bring down fast, small targets, and is used as the inner tier of layered air defence of vital points and critical military infrastructure.

For more information: https://halcon.ae/news




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