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Border Service Unveils New SkyStriker Loitering Munitions

January 14 2019


The Azerbaijani government has purchased the SkyStriker loitering munition system from Israel’s Elbit Systems, reports Azeri Defence.

The recently-acquired munitions systems were first unveiled at a State Border Service base during a visit by President Ilham Aliyev, the website said on Jan. 10.

The SkyStriker can carry a warhead of up to 22 pounds (10 kg) and has a maximum speed of 185 mph (300 km/h) with an endurance of two hours.

The fully autonomous system features direct-fire...

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