Saab has performed the primary Cellular Brief-Vary Air Defence (MSHORAD) reside system firing for an viewers of varied nationwide delegations. In a collection of firings, the system recognized, tracked and engaged a number of targets. The firings occurred throughout August 30 in Karlskoga, Sweden. Potential prospects from 15 nations attended the reside firing. A complete of 5 profitable firings have been carried out from the RBS 70 NG Cellular Firing Unit on the MARS-S330 automobile in opposition to a wide range of targets, together with a drone and an elevated helicopter airframe. Throughout one firing situation the automobile mounted sight was taken off and reconfigured as a person transportable firing unit.

In an operational situation, a automobile with Giraffe 1X first manoeuvres to a safe place far behind the unit.(Photograph by Saab)

An evening firing was additionally performed in opposition to a towed goal. MSHORAD is Saab’s response to the brand new battlefield period, with advanced airborne threats corresponding to the arrival of drones, unmanned aerial autos and different superior airborne weapons. MSHORAD is a vehicle-integrated answer that may determine, counter and neutralise air threats rapidly, successfully and decisively. The system consists of the Cellular Radar Unit, based mostly on the Giraffe 1X radar, the Cellular Firing Unit, based mostly on the RBS 70 NG, all related with Saab’s GBAD C2.


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 an area air image, evaluates the risk and gives computerized engagement assist.(Photograph by Saab)

“These profitable firings proves that we now have a completely operable cellular air defence answer. These firings highlights the worth of a single provider having the ability to ship every thing from radar to the firing unit, together with a GBAD C2 answer. The mix of our Giraffe 1X radar and the RBS 70 NG Cellular Firing Unit is the right match for an answer with first-class vary, altitude protection and detection,” says Stefan Öberg, head of Saab’s enterprise unit Missile Programs.

Once data is received, RBS 70 NG’s missiles engage within five seconds. The product also features visual 3D cueing.
As soon as knowledge is obtained, RBS 70 NG’s missiles interact inside 5 seconds. The product additionally options visible 3D cueing.(Photograph by Saab)

Profitable system integration and take a look at firings have already been performed within the final 12 months in cooperation with the Czech firm SVOS utilizing their new era of modular armoured automobile 4×4 named MARS. Dwell firing demonstrations will likely be carried out for potential prospects 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 army gear in its area. The corporate gives varied particular armoured platforms for army, regulation enforcement and industrial customers. As of now greater than 4,500 armoured autos have been delivered to the operators in additional than 60 nations worldwide.

Saab’s MSHORAD (Mobile Short-Range Air Defence) live-firing from MARS
Saab’s MSHORAD (Cellular Brief-Vary Air Defence) live-firing from MARS