The primary launchers for Poland’s new quick short-range air protection (SHORAD) system, known as “Mala Narew” in Polish, have arrived within the nation. The Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ SA) and its subsidiaries, PIT-RADWAR, JELCZ and WZU, working hand-in-hand with MBDA have been making fast progress on the short-range air defence (SHORAD) resolution with the primary two Polish iLaunchers of the system already in Poland present process integration and trials forward of supply to the shopper. This venture goals to ship quickly two SHORAD-class hearth models geared up with CAMM missiles, built-in with SOLA radar stations and the Polish C2 system. Practical integration of the radar stations, C2 programs and CAMM missile hearth management software program goes hand-in-hand with the bodily integration of subsequent iLauncher with JELCZ vehicles chassis.

Chris Allam, Managing Director of MBDA UK, mentioned: “We’re proud that the co-operation between MBDA and PGZ achieved the arrival of the primary air defence {hardware} into Poland in an extremely quick timeframe. The successes of the “MALA Narew” venture are a really constructive indicator for the success of PGZ-MBDA co-operation on the broader NAREW venture that can embrace in depth switch of know-how and information to Poland on missiles and launchers.”


Sebastian Chwalek, CEO of PGZ S.A. mentioned: “By implementing this program, we strengthen our credibility as a strategic companion for the military, prepared to supply superior air defence programs at file tempo. We deal with “MaLa NAREW” as a take a look at floor earlier than the NAREW program, displaying what our capabilities are and cooperate with main international companion MBDA UK on a joint venture. We imagine that this relationship will translate into additional successes, each for our corporations and the armies that can belief us to deliver their air defence into XXI century.”

CAMM (Widespread Anti-air Modular Missile) air protection resolution on Polish Jelcz Tactical Car

The “MaLa NAREW” models are being tailored to work inside one SHORAD class resolution. The primary coaching periods for operators of iLauncher and Polish parts of the “MaLa NAREW” system has already been carried out. The “MaLa NAREW” program, along with the hearth models themselves, additionally features a coaching and logistics package deal. Underneath the venture, PGZ and MBDA are conducting integration of chosen British and Polish parts of air defence programs in addition to present technical assist for the ordered gear on the operational stage. The contract offers for the supply of the primary “MaLa NAREW” hearth unit this 12 months, and the second in 2023.

The Widespread Anti-Air Modular Missile (CAMM) is a household of surface-to-air missiles developed by MBDA UK for the UK. The CAMM missile will kind the core of the land primarily based air defence model for the Royal Artillery. CAMM has an lively RF seeker that gives true all-weather efficiency with glorious muddle rejection capabilities. From 2021, as Land Ceptor it’s the missile a part of the Sky Sabre air defence system changing the Rapier missile in British Military service. The system can be contributing to the updating of MBDA’s ASRAAM in service with the Royal Air Drive.

The NAREW program offers for the event and supply of parts and subsystems for 23 short-range anti-aircraft missile programs. The settlement between the PGZ-NAREW Consortium and MBDA UK is a affirmation of the British companion’s readiness for fast and environment friendly deliveries of the effector crew – the CAMM missiles and iLaunchers – which will probably be built-in by the members of the Consortium as a part of the contract concluded April 14 this 12 months, for the supply of two short-range air defence hearth models for the Polish Armed Forces within the accelerated method.