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AUSA 2013: Textron unveils BattleHawk launcher

21st October 2013 - 18:22 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Washington DC


Textron Defense Systems has completed arena level trials of its BattleHawk squad-level loitering munition as part of a demonstration to the US Army and is planning to develop a vehicle-mounted launch system.

Plans are also underway to trial a focus fragged munition payload as an alternative to the current omnidirectional grenade load.

At the AUSA exhibition in Washington DC, the company unveiled a mock-up of a BattleHawk launcher mounted onto a Commando Select 90 mm armoured support vehicle (ASV). A working prototype is expected to available in mid-2014 and the system would be a bolt-on suitable for a wide range

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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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