Israel`s Rafael Unveils Its Trophy Active Protection System
TEL AVIV, (BM) – Israel`s Rafael is participating at DSEI 2019, 10-13 September, ExCel Exhibition Center, London, UK, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
RAFAEL is a pioneer developer of various categories of land systems, including Remote Controlled Weapon Station (RCWS), tactical missiles, active protection for AFV’s and more.
In first, at DSEI 2019, RAFAEL will be showcasing its complete all-in-one SAMSONTM 30mm Remote Controlled Weapon Stations (RCWS), integrated with two SPIKETM missiles and the TROPHYTM Active Protection System (APS).
Developed by RAFAEL, TROPHY is the world’s only operational, safety-certified APS in the world, providing combat-proven protection against anti-armour rocket and missile threats, for various types of light, medium and heavy weight platforms. TROPHY has the unique ability of locating and reporting the origin of the hostile fire for immediate response.
TROPHY is in service in the Israel Defence Forces on the Merkava Mk 3&4 and on the NAMER APC with over 600,000 operation hours. It has also recently been ordered by the U.S Army and Marine Corps.
With more than 5000 SAMSON RCWS systems in service worldwide, the addition of SPIKE and TROPHY significantly contributes to the mobility, manoeuvrability, survivability and lethality of the platform, all from the same OEM.
Targeting specific land and air applications, RAFAEL will also exhibit the SPIKE Family of multi-platform, multi-purpose, electro-optical missiles, with varying ranges of up to 30km (SPIKE NLOS), and the 5th generation SPIKE LR2 which has already been ordered by a number of customers around the world. Altogether, SPIKE Family systems have been sold to 33 countries, including 18 EU and NATO nations, with over 30,000 missiles already delivered and 6,000 fired in combat and in tests.
In addition, at DSEI 2019 RAFAEL will exhibit the DRONE DOMETM, an innovative end-to-end system designed to provide effective airspace defence against hostile drones (Micro and Nano UAVs), with SKYSPOTTERTM – an advanced EO sensor for real-time airspace monitoring, early detection and accurate tracking of aerial objects, including drones, aircraft, UAV’s, etc.
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