Saudi Arabia get Hydra-70 rocket system

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General Dynamics – OTS Inc., was awarded a $69,762,481 modification (P00005) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-14-C-0154 (Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Iraq) for the Hydra-70 rocket system. Work will be performed in Williston, Vermont, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 20, 2020. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $69,762,481 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
 

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Completion in five years!! Why does it take that long? The article doesn't say how many, any idea?
 
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Completion in five years!! Why does it take that long? The article doesn't say how many, any idea?

the Completion at Sept. 20, 2020 which is horrible

i have no idea ! “¡¡“
 
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Why not buy the Cirit from Rocketsan/Tawazun?
 
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is that the guided rockets ?! plus arnt those guided as well ?


Properties of the Product
CİRİT, is a missile with the longest range in its class which provides a superior precision against light, armored/unarmored and stationary/mobile targets as well as being a cost effective solution.

Basic Specifications
  • The 2.75″ Missile with the Longest Range
  • Insensitive Munitions (Level V)
  • Multi Purpose (Armor Piercing, Anti Personnel and Incendiary) Warhead
  • Integration to Various Platforms (Helicopter, UAV, Land Vehicle, Stationary Platform, Light Assault Aircraft, Naval Platform)
  • Standard Mode and Smart Mode Pod Integration
  • Not a Guidance Kit, New Generation All-Up Round Missile System
  • Composite Propellent Technology with Reduced Smoke
  • In the Inventory of Turkish Armed Forces
Product Description
2.75” Laser Guided Missile CİRİT was designed for the purpose of filling the gap between cheap, unguided rockets with low precision and the high cost, guided anti-tank missiles.

CİRİT can be fired from standard CİRİT POD developed by Roketsan and as well as from Smart Pod. Smart Pod increases the capability envelope of CİRİT missile for inventory information exchange through the platform it possess prior to launch.

CİRİT is stored in the canister which facilities loading and unloading.

CİRİT, by means of its aerodynamic shape and composite solid propellant rocket motor, has the longest range in its class, 8 km, as compared to classic 2.75” unguided rockets.

Moreover, CİRİT missile offers options, such as multipurpose warhead (Armor Piercing Anti-personnel and Incendiary) as well as High Explosive warhead.

CİRİT system defined as the official missile system of National Attack Helicopter (T – 129) under development and can be also integrated to various platforms (Helicopter, UAV, Land Vehicle, Light Assault Aircraft, Naval Platform).

Diameter 2.75" (70 mm)
Maximum Range 8 km
Minimum Range 1,5 km
Weight 15 kg (Without tube complete)
Propellant Type HTPB Based, Smokeless, Composite Solid Propellant
Warhead Type Multi Purpose Warhead, Armor Piercing, Personnel, Incendiary
Warhead Type High Explosive Warhead
Guidance Mid – Phase Guidance with MEMS – AÖB
Guidance Terminal Guidance with Semi-Active Laser Seeker
Target Types Light Armored / Unarmored Vehicles, Stationary and Moving Targets, Bunkers
Platforms Helicopters (AH – 1W, T – 129 ATAK etc.), UAV’s, Land Vehicles, Light Assault Aircraft, Naval Platforms and Stationary Platforms
 
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Why not buy the Cirit from Rocketsan/Tawazun?

There is restriction clauses on equipment in contracts it is engraved on the marble.

You want our helicopter then you will provide them only with our ammunition (Only made in USA).



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