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EDGE Group|5 July 2022

HALCON Desert Sting

The Desert Sting is a family of lightweight, air platform released, precision guided glide weapons (GGW).

Desert Sting utilises inertial guidance augmented by global navigation satellite system (GNSS) information (GAINS).

A semi-active laser (SAL)  seeker configuration with or without GNSS) further improves accuracy performance against designated targets.

The different models of Desert Sting are the DS-5, DS-8, DS-16, and DS-25. These models are differentiated based on their size and weight.

For the full specification of each model, please download the flyers from this page.

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