WZU presents a new air defence solution at MSPO 2013

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MSPO 2013
International Defence Industry Exhibition

2 - 5 September 2013
Kielce, Poland
 
WZU presents a new air defence solution at MSPO 2013
 
 
Tuesday, September 3, 2013, 7:55 PM
 
WZU presents a new air defence solution at MSPO 2013
The Polish manufacturer WZU presented an new air defence solution. The system includes the RIM-162 ESSM missile of Raytheon, the MTTIR Radar of Thales and a Rosomak as a radar carrier. The missile is carried by a special truck customized for this solution by WZU.
     
At MSPO 2013, International Defense Exhibition in Poland, The Polish manufacturer WZU presented an new air defence solution. The system includes the RIM-162 ESSM missile of Raytheon, the MTTIR Radar of Thales and a Rosomak as a radar carrier. Themissile is carried by a special WZU truck. The Rosomak with its MTTIR at MSPO 2013.
     

The system aims at benefiting from the maximum potential of each equipment. The RIM-162 Evolved SeaSparrow Missile (ESSM) is a development of the RIM-7 Sea Sparrow missile used to protect ships from attacking missiles and aircraft. WZU use it in a vertical position with datalink and a guidance mode selection. The ESSM ha range of 28km and has a hit ceiling of 11,000m for a mach 3 speed.

The RIM-162 is complementary with the Thales MTTIR (Multiple Target Tracking and Illumination Radar) and is recommended by Raytheon as a replacement for the older STIR 1.2 radar. Planned improvements such as anti-jamming and identification of non cooperating aircraft will add new capabilities to the radar and enhance its efficiency.

WZU put the MTTIR on a Polish Rosomak and to show its expertise on adapting technologies to its products. Especially designing a highly manoeuvrable and mobile system. RIM-162 missiles are twin-packed at the rear of a truck (Ford in the picture).

 
     
At MSPO 2013, International Defense Exhibition in Poland, The Polish manufacturer WZU presented an new air defence solution. The system includes the RIM-162 ESSM missile of Raytheon, the MTTIR Radar of Thales and a Rosomak as a radar carrier. Themissile is carried by a special WZU truck. The WZU Launcher at MSPO 2013.
     
 

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