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Avenger crew members transition to C-RAM

Avenger crew members transition to C-RAM

The temperatures may have been cold here last week, but Thompson Hill Complex was hot as about 70 Soldiers from B Battery, 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., performed live-fire Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar […]


Fort Campbell air warriors light up Oklahoma sky with C-RAM

Fort Campbell air warriors light up Oklahoma sky with C-RAM

A loudspeaker blared “incoming, incoming, incoming” and Soldiers immediately dropped to the ground. A Counter — Rocket, Artillery and Mortar gun whirred as the weapon system tracked the threat. A four-second burst from the Gatling-type gun filled the air with […]


MBDA Laser Demonstrator Proves Its Air Defence Capabilities

MBDA Laser Demonstrator Proves Its Air Defence Capabilities

On 9th October 2012, MBDA Germany completed a further major step towards a laser weapon system capable of providing air defence. For the first time, the company’s high-energy laser demonstrator was used to demonstrate the complete deployment sequence in countering […]


Australia Deploys Giraffe Radars Protecting Troops In Afghanistan

Australia Deploys Giraffe Radars Protecting Troops In Afghanistan

Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that two new Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) Giraffe radars have been delivered and are currently in operation at the multinational base Tarin Kot in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. “The Giraffe radars […]


MBDA Germany Prepares the Way for C- RAM Laser Weapon System

MBDA Germany Prepares the Way for C- RAM Laser Weapon System

The ability to direct 10 kW laser power over a long distance and reach a target with a high quality beam is a decisive forward step. MBDA Germany has conducted several successful tests with its laser demonstrator. This is evidence […]


 
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