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HALCON Unveils UAE’s First Air Defence Missile

C-RAM forms Part Of Rheinmetall AG’s Skynex Air Defence System By Ron Chen, Correspondent A regional leader in the production and supply of precision-guided weapons, HALCON unveiled SkyKnight - the first UAE designed and manufactured counter-rocket, artillery, and mortar (C-RAM) missile system, at the International Defence and Exhibition Conference (IDEX) 2021. EDGE, the parent company of HALCON, has been developing a short-range air defence system, as has Germany-based Rheinmetall AG, which was actively seeking a missile system to form part of its Skynex air defence system. The companies decided to...
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EDGE Unveils First UAE-made Family Of Smart Loitering Munitions At IDEX 2021

By Ron Chen, Correspondent ASEAN Region EDGE, an advanced technology group for defence and beyond, has launched its first family of multirotor loitering munitions, the QX range. In addition, Shadow 50 and Shadow 25, Rash 2 gliding munition kit, as well as new variants of the RW24 range – all designed and manufactured in the company’s first year of operations – were unveiled on the first day of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2021), that is underway at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre until 25 February. The...