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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Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance » Crotale Next Generation (NG)

Development of Shahine Variant Begins ny Archived from the original PDF on 17 October The Crotale NG has the engagement and acquisition radars carried by the hg unit, hence every single TELAR vehicle is capable of autonomous operation. It can engage helicopters, aircraft, cruise missiles, air-to-ground missiles and anti-radiation missiles.

The original Crotale SAM with both land and sea variants. It gives the missile a maximum speed of Mach 2. By a total of 20 batteries were delivered. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved 27 June An updated version of the original Crotale.

TELARs and acquisition and coordination unit are connected with cables. First Chinese clone was produced for testing in Aircraft of the French Air Force. Priorities for Missile Defense Development and U. Top 10 Fighter Aircraft. Vandal Senator John S. The Crotale NG provides a powerful defense against air-based attacks.


It was locally named the Cactus.

However the Shahine is based on AMX tank chassis and has improved mobility and much better armor protection. This vehicle detects targets, tracks them, identifies targets, identifies weather it is friend or foe.

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A specific version of the Crotale designed for Saudi Arabia with a specialized carrier. It can only tell you whether something is flying according to the flight plan. Top 10 Main Battle Tanks.

It has additional television channel, that resulted in enhanced acquisition and crotxle. The Crotale is a point defense system, designed to protect high value targets, such as airfields, military bases, ammunition depots, and so on. It carries 4 missiles and is fitted with engagement radar. The firing system includes the main sensors of the ship, the firing system of the turretand a central coordination system. In its most recent upgrade, the Crotale NG New Crotaalefeatures a state of the art thermal camera that provides the Finnish Defence Forces with a dependable real-time image in daylight or at night.

The Ya Zahra air defense system was introduced in Missile Missile length 3 m Missile diameter 0. The Crotale NG has incorporated both the launcher and the surveillance radar in one vehicle. It takes 2 minutes to reload all four missiles. It was developed as a point defense system, rather than operate alongside land force maneuver elements. Video of the Crotale short-range air defense missile system.


Crotale NG New Generation. Its production commenced in the late s. The Crotale is one of the most successful air defense system ever built. The question is even more pertinent today coming crotalw after France and Crotae issued a joint declaration calling for a common European strategy on defence cooperation.

But with the infrared camera, you can see whether croyale object is, a dangerous aircraft, or just a toy drone.

It can be mounted on a towed 3-axle trailer or a range of different chassis. In order to ensure higher mobility, it was decided to mount the system on the chassis of the French AMX main battle tank.

It is powered by a petrol or diesel engine, driving an alternator, which powers electrical motors driving the wheels. Shahab Tagheb, an Iranian short-range air defense missile system. Sometimes it is referred as Sino-Crotale.

It has a further enhanced tracking capability by an added automatic television track capability. The system is effective helicopters, drones, and rockets, and it can protect fixed or moving civil or military sites.

Dodgen Admiral Wayne E. These are supported by a host of maintenance and support vehicles.