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The Al Tariq S has a range of 40 km, and the Al Tariq LR has a wing kit that extends range to 120 km.
Botha, speaking during a recent webinar, said Al Tariq still has the longest demonstrated range on the market.
On a Mk 81 payload, the Al Tariq S has a mass of 212 kg, whereas it is 268 kg on the Al Tariq LR. As for the Mk 82 payload, its mass is 310 kg and 366 kg, respectively. The Al Tariq can be launched at a maximum speed of Mach 0.9 from an altitude of 40 000 feet. Its impact speed is programmable while the impact angle can be programmed between 30 and 90 degrees.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is taking major steps to develop indigenous capabilities to develop airdropped weapons. Like their neighbors in Saudi Arabia, the Emiratis envision developing high-tech defense capabilities and exporting them. But the move also reflects the Gulf state’s recent...