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Germany plans to help Ukraine’s IRIS-T SLM Advanced Air Defense System – International Times – Free Times Newsletter




IRIS-T SLM can intercept various air threats within a radius of 40 kilometers. (taken from the Deere Defense website)

2022/05/17 06:27

First draft 05-16 22:41
Updated 05-17 06:27

[Konpile pa Chen Chengliang/Rapò konplè]Germany overcame “psychological obstacles” in late April, broke the precedent of “not giving heavy weapons to war parties” for Ukraine, and decided to help Ukraine, including 7 PzH 2000 self-propelled. weapons, 50 air defenses Cheetah Cars and other heavy weapons, and now it is rumored that Ukraine hopes to get IRIS-T SLM advanced air defense system made in Germany that can intercept various air threats within a radius of 40 kilometers!

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According to a Reuters report, IRIS-T SLM and its associated advanced array radar could be released in Ukraine as soon as November. This weapon is well advanced, with quick response and fire-and-forget performance. The Ukrainian government has also indicated that it expects to buy more defense systems when this type in the coming years.

The IRIS-T SLM was developed by the German company Diehl Defense.

Later, in the “Medium-Range Air Defense System” (MEADS) program brought together by Germany, France, and Italy, Deere designed two ground-launch (SL) versions; Same air-to-air T missile body. missile, the 4-mounted launcher of the ground-based machine also modified from the pylon used by the fighter, and was adopted by Sweden.

The mid-range IRIS-T SLM is replaced with a large rocket engine with a vector nozzle, a mid-section data link system and a new bullet nose hull, and is installed on the launch vehicle in the form of an 8-unit bomb. box, which can intercept various within a radius of 40 miles. air threats

In addition to the missile launch machine, the IRIS-T SLM system is also equipped with a tactical control center and a multi-functional fire control radar (MFCR) machine developed with Germany, which can effectively detect high-speed mobile, ballistic missile fighters. , cruise missiles and drones, etc. Incoming targets.

It is worth mentioning that when Deere designs all vehicles, the size of all components is limited to the size of a standard container, which means that the complete system can be easily integrated with various transport vehicles, thereby protecting a radius of 40 km and a height maximum of 20 miles.

The IRIS-T SLM improved from the IRIS-T air-to-air missile. In addition to replacing a new rocket engine to extend the range, the nose hull was also changed to a pointed configuration. (taken from the Deere Defense website)

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