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Fire Shadow loitering munition

Country of Origin: Britain


The Fire Shadow is a loitering munition intended to meet a British requirement for a weapon with a low-cost, all-weather, 24-hour capability to carry out precision attacks against ground targets. Fire Shadow is designed to be launched over the battlefield, loiter for up to 10 hours and be ready to strike suitable targets when they appear.

After several test-firings and wind-tunnel work in 2008 and 2009, MBDA modified the design of the Fire Shadow. The changes were both cost- and...

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