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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A Chinese reverse engineered version of the Crotale. The target detection and acquisition systems are completely automated to achieve crtale fastest response time by the crew. These systems were delivered to South Africa between and Video of the Crotale short-range air defense missile system.

Aircraft of the French Air Force.

It also has an optical aiming system. It entered service in The Crotale NG provides a powerful defense against air-based attacks. For instance the French Navy La Fayette class frigates have a Crotale 8-tubed launcher near the helicopter flight deck.

You are here Home. This vehicle detects targets, tracks them, identifies targets, identifies weather it is friend or foe. The radar surveillance vehicle can be connected to several launcher vehicles, in order to achieve an effective air-defence system.


Crotale (missile)

Retrieved from ” https: It carries 4 missiles and is fitted with engagement radar. Can’t find what you’re looking for? William Van Cleave Dr. It was developed as a point defense system, rather than operate alongside land force maneuver elements. How has the Crotale air defence missile system maintained its invincible reputation even after thirty years of ever changing incoming threats?

Four Crotale missile defense systems can be networked to cooperate in unison, providing an effective “Friend-Or-Foe” net against inbound aerial threats including cruise missiles. The firing system includes the main sensors of the ship, the firing system of the turretand a central coordination system. The Crotale missile has proven highly maneuverable for its role and can reach speeds in excess of Mach 3.

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Missile Defense Sensors System Brief 3: III is the latest in the Crotale line and began testing around – this version is capable of engaging smaller drone aircraft with accuracy. Faced with increasing and multifaceted threats, Crotale NG will continue to contribute to a stronger and nt secure Europe. The Crotale is one of the most successful air defense system ever built.


This version used the new VT-1 missile with Mach 3.

It can engage helicopters, aircraft, cruise missiles, air-to-ground missiles and anti-radiation missiles. Missile has been improved. Radar and fire control system were improved. Archived from the original PDF on 17 October Bush Lieutenant General Thomas S. The Crotale NG has incorporated both the launcher and the surveillance radar in one vehicle.

Crotale: How the leader in air defence missile systems keeps its edge

Detection range is The system is effective helicopters, drones, and rockets, and it can protect fixed or moving civil or military sites. It is a baseline Crotale point defense system, base on the P4R 4×4 armored vehicle. Surface-to-Air Missile Defense System. It can reach its maximum speed of Mach 2.

However the Shahine is based on AMX tank chassis and has improved mobility and much better armor protection.