HALCON Unveils UAE’s First Air Defence Missile

HALCON Unveils UAE’s First Air Defence Missile

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 February 2021: HALCON, a regional leader in the production and supply of precision-guided weapons, today 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 jointly offer a solution, with…