Saab reveals its finalised Cellular Quick Vary Air Defence System (MSHORAD) to satisfy the evolving and proliferating air threats over the battlefield. A variety of established airborne threats corresponding to fighters, helicopters, and missiles are being joined by newer threats corresponding to armed UAV’s and loitering munitions. The necessity to each detect and counter all of them, whereas deploying with velocity and mobility, has been on the forefront of Saab’s MSHORAD system growth. Based mostly on RBS 70 NG and Giraffe 1X multi-mission 3D radar respectively, MSHORAD’s vehicle-based Cellular Firing Unit (MFU) and Cellular Radar Unit (MRU), mixed with a Saab command and management (C2) system, are designed and obtainable from Saab as its MSHORAD air defence system.

In an operational situation, a car with Giraffe 1X first manoeuvres to a safe place far behind the unit.

“With the advanced threats, such because the enlargement of navy UAVs, it’s a fantastic milestone to have a completely working system able to be supplied to our clients. The mixture of our first-class vary and altitude protection of the Cellular Firing Unit, along with the small dimension and multi-role capabilities of Giraffe 1X makes our MSHORAD answer probably the most fashionable and state-of-the-art answer on the market,” says Mats-Olof Rydberg, head of Advertising and Gross sales at Saab’s enterprise unit Missile Techniques.


The command and control system (C2) creates a local air picture, evaluates the threat and provides automatic engagement support.
The command and management system (C2) creates a neighborhood air image, evaluates the menace and offers automated engagement assist.

MSHORAD’s speedy mobility offers for a tactical benefit to be exploited on the battlefield or to keep away from enemy fires. It delivers a 360°, 75 km situational consciousness and the potential to focus on probably the most difficult UAV threats due to Giraffe’s Drone Tracker, an enhanced performance for low, gradual and small objects. The power to destroy attackers comes from the unjammable RBS 70 NG missile system that operates at day and night time, with speedy reloading within the area. MSHORAD’s ease of integration means clients can select from a variety of car sorts. It additionally has a dismounted functionality corresponding to from atop buildings the place it will probably present an extra type of operational benefit.

Once data is received, RBS 70 NG’s missiles engage within five seconds. The product also features visual 3D cueing.
As soon as information is obtained, RBS 70 NG’s missiles have interaction inside 5 seconds. The product additionally options visible 3D cueing.

Profitable system integration and take a look at firings have already been carried out within the final 12 months in cooperation with the Czech firm SVOS utilizing their new technology of modular armoured car 4×4 named MARS. Stay firing demonstrations shall be carried out for potential clients within the close to future. The corporate SVOS spol. s r.o. belongs since its basis in 1992 to the main European producers of armoured vehicles, and is a successor of century lasting manufacturing of the navy tools in its area. The corporate offers varied particular armoured platforms for navy, regulation enforcement and business customers. As of now greater than 4 500 armoured automobiles have been delivered to the operators in additional than 60 international locations worldwide.