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Howling success for Coyote reusable non-kinetic effector

26th July 2021 - 17:23 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Dublin


The Coyote Block 2 C-UAS launcher remains at the high-development prototype stage, says Raytheon. (Photo: Raytheon)

Raytheon shines a light on Coyote Block 3 trial and progress on Block 2 launch system.

Raytheon Missiles & Defense expects to conduct more trials of its Coyote Block 3 non-kinetic effector this year following a successful test in December 2020 (a development announced on 21 July 2021), and the company hopes to reach production soon for its Coyote Block 2 launch system.

The Coyote Block 3 effector is a substantial change from the Coyote Block 2 kinetic effector; the latter more closely resembles a rocket, whereas the former looks more like the original Coyote UAV on which Coyote Block 1 was based.

Coyote Block 3 is interoperable with the Fixed-Site Low, Slow Unmanned Aerial

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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