To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

AUVSI 2012: Raytheon announces successful test of Pyros

8th August 2012 - 02:01 GMT | by Darren Lake in Las Vegas


Raytheon Missile Systems has announced the successful warhead and guidance test of its small tactical munition (STM), which has now been named Pyros.

The successful test on 18 July was an end-to-end validation of the munition including its two guidance modes (semi-active laser and GPS), the height-of-burst sensor, electronic safe and arm device and the multi-effects warhead. For the test Pyros was dropped from Raytheon's Cobra UAS.

'We're in the position now to get on somebody’s platform and go out and do operational testing,' JR Smith, senior manager business development STM, stated. 'It has matured as it has gotten smaller

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

Read full bio

Share to