Raytheon to Integrate TALON Laser Guided Rockets onto UAE Ground Vehicle

Raytheon to Integrate TALON Laser Guided Rockets onto UAE Ground Vehicle

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Abu Dhabi: Raytheon Company and NIMR Automotive, part of the Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), are collaborating to equip NIMR armored vehicles with TALON Laser Guided Rockets. Using the Raytheon remote weapons station, each vehicle will carry 16 TALON LGRs.

The RWS enables TALON to be fired from both stationary and moving vehicles, while an elevated sensor/designator enables the TALON to be fired from concealed positions ensuring lethality and survivability for the ground vehicle. "The NIMR 6×6 tactical platform provides a range of modular system integration to support a full range of missions including armed reconnaissance, infrastructure defence, defensive fire suppression and border security. It can also support rapidly advancing infantry. The mobile and fixed firing modes enhance the vehicle's effectiveness and provide a significant advantage over existing heavy artillery,” said Dr. Fahad Saif Harhara, NIMR CEO.

Source: Raytheon