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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #195 on: March 11, 2017, 04:03:37 AM »
Something quite build able:  Leclerc 'Flakpanzer' SPAAG: Early 1990s development of the Leclerc fitted with a turret derived from that of the German Flakpanzer Gepard. Armed with twin 35 mm Oerlikon KDA autocannons and two twin pack Mistral SAM launchers (total of four ready missiles). Despite successful testing of the prototype by the French Army, was not adopted for service due to post-Cold War defence cutbacks.

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #196 on: March 11, 2017, 10:16:55 PM »
Never seen that one before but it does demonstrate that, yet again, all the cool Russian stuff over the last few years that the west has no answer to, western nations actually had cooler stuff earlier but didn't put it in production because of the peace dividend, i.e. more important things to spend their money on,

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #197 on: March 11, 2017, 10:49:49 PM »
As was shown on more than a few occasions during the Gulf Wars, when the opposition runs out of missiles (or they were taken out), you just fill the sky with a frecking lot of sizzling metal. You're going to hit something eventually. Germans did the same during WWII, just swamp the area around an important site with mobile AAA and just fire the rounds into the air

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #198 on: March 11, 2017, 10:55:00 PM »


North Korean M1992



Norinco 8x8 SPAAG





8x8 30mm wheeled AAG, 2012 ZhuHai Air Show



Mowag Shark Wildcat 8x8 SPAAG.
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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #199 on: March 26, 2017, 04:14:40 AM »
I would love to see a 1/35 kit of the Mowag Shark Wildcat
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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #200 on: March 26, 2017, 04:17:00 AM »
Random idea - not really a SAM either:  what about an airborne version (i.e. carried by an aircraft) of the 9M8 missile from the SA-4:



Witha 150kg warhead and Mach 4 speed (possibly even greater if air launched), this could be a useful anti ship missile provided appropriate guidance was offered.
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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #201 on: April 24, 2017, 03:13:25 AM »
New Russian system:

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #202 on: June 20, 2017, 02:50:10 AM »
Romanian (?) system:

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #204 on: June 24, 2017, 02:57:17 AM »
Interesting
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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #205 on: June 24, 2017, 03:41:56 AM »
The latest Canadian Defence Policy included a statement on re-introducing a Ground Based Air Defence capability into the military. No idea what it could be though...Stinger MANPADS with teams in TAPV, or something more SHORAD-like, perhaps based on a LAV-6?

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #206 on: June 24, 2017, 01:06:45 PM »
The Australian Army recently announced that they were replacing their 1970s Rapiers with ground based AIM-120s, based on a light wheeled chassis (I assume a Mercedes Benz Wolf but wouldn't be surprised if they just adopted the Hummer, Norwegian variant).    That would make an ideal SAM system for the Canadians to also adopt.

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #207 on: June 25, 2017, 03:46:03 AM »
The Australian Army recently announced that they were replacing their 1970s Rapiers with ground based AIM-120s, based on a light wheeled chassis (I assume a Mercedes Benz Wolf but wouldn't be surprised if they just adopted the Hummer, Norwegian variant).    That would make an ideal SAM system for the Canadians to also adopt.


I understand the plan is to use the HUMVEE though it is still in negotiation so AIC aspects may come into play to change things.  I have also heard the Hawkei PMV mentioned as a potential vehicle.  There is also talk of pairing it with the truck mounted version of CEA Technologies radar system so maybe a common truck will be used - say the Rheinmetall MAN medium trucks.

BTW , the system can operate both AIM-120 and AIM-9X missiles:

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #208 on: June 25, 2017, 04:09:13 AM »
There is also talk of pairing it with the truck mounted version of CEA Technologies radar system so maybe a common truck will be used


Quoting myself - maybe something such as this (noting that the missile system in this is actually the IRIS-T SL):




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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #209 on: September 29, 2017, 07:34:28 AM »
Interesting:


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