Variants. R Crotale. HQ-7 (Chinese Variant). R SICA (Shahine). Crotale NG. Crotale Mk Role and Mobility, Short-Range Air and. Crotale NG (New Generation). It appeared in It is a much redesigned version of the basic Crotale. Missiles have a range of 11 km, maximum speed of. Series Model Variants • Crotale R – Base Variant • Crotale NG – Next Generation upgraded version • Crotale – Modernized Crotale launcher system.
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By a total of 20 batteries were delivered. Its main role was to provide fully mobile air defense for mechanized armored units. The question is even more pertinent today coming just after France and Finland issued a joint declaration calling for a common European strategy on defence cooperation.
Crotale SAM Surface-to-Air Missile Defense System – France
The system can follow 8 targets simultaneously, and the mg radar can follow both hovering helicopters as well as fighters exceeding speeds over Mach 2. The Crotale NG has the engagement and acquisition radars carried by the same unit, hence every single TELAR vehicle is capable of autonomous operation. The Crotale can also use surveillance data from other systems, data from optical surveillance and from the general aerial picture from the national air defence communications system.
III is the nt in the Crotale line and began testing around – this version is capable of engaging smaller drone aircraft with accuracy.
Crotale: How the leader in air defence missile systems keeps its edge
Faced with increasing and multifaceted threats, Crotale NG will continue to contribute to a stronger and more secure Europe. Crotale NG New Generation. It is in service with 15 countries. It appeared in The Crotale missile defence system can be crotalw on a variety of chassis types and launched against targets overland or overwater. It has a solid fuel rocket motor. It carries 4 missiles and is fitted with engagement radar.
Retrieved from ” https: The missile is driven by solid-propellant fuel. This version used the new VT-1 missile with Mach 3.
A second vehicle carries the surveillance radar. The radar surveillance vehicle can be connected to several launcher vehicles, in order to achieve an effective air-defence system.
The system is effective helicopters, drones, and rockets, and it can protect fixed or moving civil or military sites. Ya Zahra air defense system. Priorities for Missile Defense Development and U. The Ya Zahra air defense system was introduced in In its most recent upgrade, the Crotale NG New Generationfeatures a state of the art thermal camera that provides the Finnish Defence Forces with a dependable real-time image in daylight or at night. It was locally named the Cactus.
The French army first utilised a 4×4 wheeled vehicle, armed with four launchers. Where applicable, the appearance of U. Bush Lieutenant General Thomas S. Missile has been improved.
How has the Crotale air defence missile system maintained its invincible reputation even after thirty years of crotxle changing incoming threats? This air defense system still evolves and remains in production for more than 40 years.
Top 10 Main Battle Tanks. This capacity to make fine distinctions is an example of how Thales has been keeping Crotale up with the times.
It can reach its maximum speed of Mach 2. Production of the R Concluded It can only tell you whether something is flying according to the flight plan.
Soon after the French air force ordered this system for airfield defense, naming the system Crotale. This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat Additionally, its multi-sensor crotsle allows it to be used to assist other military assets in times of audio, visual, or radio communications barriers. You are here Home.
Crofale Crotale has been produced in a number of variants.
In crotsle projects Wikimedia Commons. Radar has improved electronic countermeasures. These are supported by nh host of maintenance and support vehicles. The turret system is adaptable to a variety of chassis types. A Chinese reverse engineered version crota,e the Crotale. Tracking range is 17 km. It is a modernization of the French Crotale systems. The Crotale NG has incorporated both the launcher and the surveillance radar in one vehicle.
The Crotale is one of the most successful SAM design ever built. The magazine behind the turret holds 18 missiles. The French Air Force, Finnish Army and French Navy are just some of the users of this multi-dimensional system which began its design phase in and entered production in Views Read Edit View history. There is also a towed version, for air defense of fixed sites.