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Country of Origin: Egypt


The Egyptian Sakr-Eye (or Ayn as Saqr, meaning Falcon's-eye) man-portable anti-aircraft missile was derived from the Soviet SA-7 Grail surface-to-air missile (SAM) through reverse-engineering.

The weapon consists of the missile in a disposable, fiberglass launcher and a firing handle that contains the electronic circuitry and sights.

Once the gunner acquires a target, firing can be either manual or automatic. If the target is not hit within the maximum range of the missile, the...

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