Military Capabilities

Dubai Airshow 2019: RW-24 loitering munition breaks cover

21 November 2019

The RW-24 was displayed prominently on the Edge pavilion at the Dubai Airshow 2019. Source: IHS Markit/Charles Forrester

The new ADASI RW-24 loitering munition was displayed for the first time at this year's Dubai Airshow, with a model displayed on the company's stand on the Edge Group pavilion.

The system features a fixed rhomboid wing configuration, is guided by a global navigation satellite system (GNSS), and can be augmented with a nose-mounted electro-optical (EO) gimbal to improve accuracy.

The system has a range of less than 100 km and an endurance of more than two hours, according to the information displayed on the stand. It is powered by a turbine engine and has a cruise speed of more than 130 km/h. Mass at launch is under 45 kg.

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