|The mexican navy will develop its first missile ( translated with google)
México(EFE).-() The Mexican Navy initiated the studies to develop and to construct its first missile, according to today said in a spread interview the undersecretary of Navy, Armando Sanchez.
Sanchez indicated in an interview with the newspaper "the Universal " that the project has registered "a remarkable" advance since it signed in June the agreement with the National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico (Conacyt) for his joint development. Several months ago, the experts of Navy defined the technical and operative aspects of the new weapon.
"What we looked for it is that the missile has an average of reach of 12 to 15 kilometers of distance like minimum, so that can destroy target in ships and enemy airships", said Sanchez.
The undersecretary detailed that they already have the solid propellant , and the basic design of the missile. All aspects relative to their fuselage were solved and the airdrop platforms.
"What we need now is to develop the software, the program to direct the missile to the target", it added.
The agreement with the Conacyt persecutes to develop technology to improve the present positioning systems of the ships, as well as their weapon systems, propulsion, communication and of meteorology.