Royal Canadian Navy orders over 40 Hammerhead targets

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has placed a C$4.7m order with QinetiQ Target Systems for over 40 Hammerhead Unmanned Surface Vehicle Targets and various payloads. The order was placed under an existing five-year, C$35m framework contract with the Canadian Department of National Defence, awarded in May 2016, for provision of surface and aerial target systems. The deal brings total worldwide Hammerhead orders to over 425 – the highest of any surface target in production. The Hammerhead, fitted with a wide variety of threat emulating payloads, enables ship operators to train…

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