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Dragon: MIM-23 HAWK M192
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Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 04:49 AM UTC


Following on the heels of its 1/35 scale M727 HAWK Tracked Guided Missile Equipment Carrier, Dragon is offering a more common configuration of the widely used American surface-to-air missile (SAM) system. This time the plastic kit features a towed M192 trailer-mounted launcher fitted with triple MIM-23 missiles.

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Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 - 09:44 PM UTC
These look interesting, did they ever release the mobile tracked version that I seem to remember from somewhere?
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Posted: Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 12:21 AM UTC

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These look interesting, did they ever release the mobile tracked version that I seem to remember from somewhere?



I think you're remembering the tracked transporter-loader for the HAWK. The multi-part system consisted of a radar platform, generator pack, loader-transporter (which was tracked) battery control center and a lengthened 5-ton truck used to transport the missiles and/or loader-transporter. I don't think there was ever a "tracked" launching system fielded.
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Posted: Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 03:09 AM UTC

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These look interesting, did they ever release the mobile tracked version that I seem to remember from somewhere?



I think you're remembering the tracked transporter-loader for the HAWK.


No, he remembers the announcement of Dragon M727 Hawk tracked launcher. The kit is based on a museum vehicle in Israel, which is not a real thing, but there was in fact a real M727, although its service in US Army was very short.