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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Talon Tested on Boeing AH-64D in UAE

Source: Raytheon

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 15, 2011—Raytheon Company and Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) Group completed an operational demonstration of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket from AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters in the United Arab Emirates. The demonstration in Abu Dhabi met all objectives and marked the final step leading to production of TALON LGRs in the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates. During the demonstration, pilots fired TALON Laser-Guided Rockets at stationary and moving targets. All shots during the demonstration were successful, further verifying the operational performance of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket. More

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