Thursday, February 22, 2024

EUROSATORY 2018: Rheinmetall’s mobile air defence system to make international debut in Parish

Rheinmetall will be showcasing its comprehensive array of products at Eurosatory exhibition from 11 to 15 June 2018 in Parish.

According to the company announce, Rheinmetall also is set to unveil it Oerlikon Skyranger Boxer mobile air defence system at the Eurosatory 2018.

“A highly effective wheeled armoured air defence system based on the battle-tested 8×8 Boxer, it is equipped with a 35mm revolver cannon as well as its own suite of search and target-tracking sensors,” – said in announce.

- ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW -

The Skyranger anti-aircraft gun system based on  Boxer 8×8 chassis is a short-range air defense system, designed to protect mobile units and stationary installations.

The unmanned turret is equipped with a 35-mm revolver gun, which is based on successful 35/1000 revolver gun. It has a lot of commonality with the previous Oerlikon Contraves 35-mm air defense artillery systems. It has an dual feeding system, which gives the operator choice of two types of ammunition.

The Skyranger unmanned turret has an electro-optical tracking sensor, which automatically tracks the targets, assigned either by the control center, external radars, or targets acquired by its own sensors. The passive sensor system consists of an infrared camera, TV camera, laser rangefinder. It is an all-weather system, which operates in day or night conditions.

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it.

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

Executive Editor

About author:

Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

TRENDING NOW

Turkish stealth fighter prototype made its first flight

The prototype of the Türkiye's next-generation fighter jet, KAAN, successfully completed its maiden flight. Developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), the KAAN represents Türkiye's most...