QinetiQ Goal Techniques (QTS) was delighted to hitch the Royal Netherlands Military items in a bi-national Tactical Firing with Germany on the NATO Missile Firing Set up (NAMFI) on Crete, to assist the Dutch coaching and system proving train. This train included NLD Military GBAD (Floor-Based mostly Air Defence) and STINGER Techniques in a mixed operation with German GBAD techniques at NAMFI in northern Crete. Delivering the Banshee Jet 40 and Whirlwind merchandise, the Items had been capable of practise their air defence techniques to glorious impact, with the Banshees representing all kinds of threats.

QTS Director of Subject Companies, Rik Sellwood, stated “This was a fancy set of airborne goal missions to place collectively and be delivered in a demanding technical and operational surroundings. The workforce is de facto happy with the companies that it delivered and we’re proud to have performed a component on this extremely vital train”.


Train Director Main Alexander Mac Lennan of the Royal Netherlands Military stated “The usage of the QinetiQ workforce enabled us to coach our mixed bi-national air defence process power in a reside surroundings with a number of targets concurrently airborne, and supplied practical threats that basically examined end-to-end processes together with the precise launch of weapons. Their ability and glorious companies allowed us to finish our targets.”

QinetiQ Goal Techniques (QTS) present floor and airborne menace illustration for navy and different purposes all over the world for patrons to function themselves or as turnkey companies. With a selection of targets we’re capable of replicate all kinds of threats for coaching in addition to Check and Analysis functions. More and more superior weapon techniques pose important new threats. Launching over the horizon and sea skimming between Mach 2–4, supersonic missiles usually give a ship’s crew lower than one minute to react. Subtle steering techniques with dog-leg waypoint navigation and terminal weave manoeuvre additionally make fashionable missiles tougher to accumulate and monitor.