posted on Aug, 4 2004 @ 03:24 PM
Weighs 135 kg, 2.1 meter long, 2.7 meter span and with range of 500 km. It is sealed in its sealed launcher/container, to endure harsh battlefield
HARPY is a lethal UAV designed to detect, attack and destroy radar emitters.
Harpy is a "Fire-and-Forget" all-weather, day/night autonomous weapon system, launched from a ground vehicle behind the battle zone or from ship
HARPY effectively suppresses hostile SAM and radar sites for long duration, by detecting, attacking and destroying radar targets with a very high hit
HARPY provides the most effective solution to the hostile radar problem, at the lowest price. HARPY is in production, is already operational with
several nations Air Forces, and is currently available.
It seems the Harpy is already operational in several countries. Turkey and India recently got some of them. Do you think this is a better way to go
with a UAV compared to the US making ones that will carry weapons and use them like a Manned plane would, Or is making cheap simple Kamikaze ones