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Sunday, February 22, 2015

MBDA set to start SIMBAD-RC deliveries

SIMBAD-RC ship self-defence systemEuropean missile house MBDA has started qualification of its remotely controlled SIMBAD-RC ship self-defence system, and will begin production deliveries later this year.

Developed from the manually controlled SIMBAD (Système Integré de Mistral Bitube d’Auto-Défense) twin-launcher system already in service with the French Navy and more than 10 export customers, the new SIMBAD-RC variant is a private venture development intended to address market requirements for a lightweight, automated close-in defence capability against air and surface threats out to a maximum of 6.5km.

MBDA is partnered by Rheinmetall’s Defence Electronics business in Bremen, which is responsible for the design and development of the SIMBAD-RC turret.

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