Shahin

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Shahin (from the Persian: شاهين, Shāhīn) is a name of Persian origin, referring specifically to the Barbary falcon utilized in falconry. The name has been used in the English language taxonomy to describe the Shaheen falcon. As a given name or surname, Shahin is also found with variant spellings, these include: Chahine, Chahin, Chagin, Shaaheen, Shaahin, Shaheen, Şahin, Shehin and uncommonly spelled Chejin and Cejin among families of Lebanese origin in parts of Latin America.

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Surname[edit]

Military[edit]

  • Black Shaheen, a variant of the Storm Shadow/SCALP EG air-launched cruise missile, for export to the UAE
  • Shaheen, the military symbol of Pakistan Air Force
  • Shaheen-I, a short range ballistic missile developed by Pakistan
  • Shaheen-II, a medium/intermediate range ballistic missile developed by Pakistan
  • Shaheen-III, a medium/intermediate range ballistic missile developed by Pakistan
  • Mersad or Shahin, a supersonic Iranian ground-to-air guided missile

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Şahin, the usual Turkish spelling