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MPSO 2019: Raytheon offers boosterless SkyCeptor interceptor for Poland’s Narew, Wisla air defence systems

09 September 2019

Raytheon announced on 4 September at the International Defence Industry Exhibition MSPO held in Kielce, Poland, on 3-6 September that the company was offering a boosterless version of the SkyCeptor interceptor to Poland to fulfil the country's Narew short-range and Wisła medium-range air defence requirements.

SkyCeptor was developed by Raytheon and Rafael Advanced Defence Systems as a lower-cost interceptor and is a derivative of the two-stage hit-to-kill Stunner missile that is used in the David's Sling system. A Raytheon spokesperson told Jane's the range of the boosterless variant of SkyCeptor "exceeds the requirements set forth by the government of Poland for the Narew programme".

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