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IDEX: Halcon unveils anti-ship cruise missile

Posted 23 February 2021 · Add Comment

UAE-based Halcon, which makes precision-guided weapons, has unveiled its AntiShip-250 (HAS-250) cruise missile at the ongoing IDEX 2021 in Abu Dhabi.

Designed and developed in UAE, the HAS-250 surface-to-surface missile is capable of travelling at speeds of up to 0.8 Mach, with a range of over 250Km. During its terminal phase, it can fly towards its target at a sea-skimming altitude of below 5m. 


Engineered to provide the highest performance, the HAS-250 utilises Global Navigation Satellite and Inertial Navigation Systems (GNSS + INS) and for high accuracy targeting it is equipped with an active/passive terminal seeker and radio altimeter.

Saeed Al Mansoori, CEO of HALCON said: “Our focus on smart capabilities continue to deepen as we produce world-class products locally. The HAS-250 is a significant advancement in our quest to equip naval forces with the highest performing cruise missile system. Designed and developed by HALCON in the UAE, this weapon will assist in the active defence of the UAE’s water ways, and build on EDGE’s expanding reputation for being bold, agile, and disruptive.”

HALCON is part of the Missiles & Weapons cluster within EDGE.
 

 

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