Raytheon’s Talon guidance kit for 70 mm rockets appears to have been given a new lease of life through a collaboration with the Emirati company that produces the Nimr range of armoured vehicles.

Raytheon announced at the IDEX show in Abu Dhabi that it was working with Nimr Automotive, which is part of the Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), to integrate the Talon with its vehicle.

“In partnership with EDIC, we are providing an affordable, near-term, and reliable solution,” said Michelle Lohmeier, vice-president of Raytheon Land Warfare Systems. […]