The Taurus KEPD 350 is a modular stand-off weapon system for Conventional long range precision attacks against heavily defended, hardened and high value fixed targets with a stand-off capability of more than 250 km. The missile is designed to penetrate dense air defences in very low level terrain-following flight, deployable night and day and in adverse weather conditions, is highly accurate jam-resistant navigation and has a high survivability of both missile and platform due to stand-off range, missile flight characteristics and autonomous navigation. Taurus KEPD 350 In service with the German Air Force on its Tornado IDS aircraft (also intended for its Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft). Its modular design makes it adaptable to a variety of other aircraft. Integration activities for F-18, GRIPEN, AP-3C and transport aircraft are in preparation. Taurus KEPD 350 is in production for the German Air Force and is contracted to TAURUS Systems GmbH, a joint venture company formed by MBDA and Saab Bofors Dynamics AB of Sweden.
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