CBRN Assessment

British Army unveils Sky Sabre air defence system

14 February 2018

The British Army unveiled the major components of its Sky Sabre air defence system at a customer engagement event on 5 February.

The event, hosted by 16 Regiment Royal Artillery at its home base at Baker Barracks, Thorney Island in West Sussex, brought together for the first time in a public forum the MBDA Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles HX77 8x8 launcher vehicle, a Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Modular, Integrated C4I Air & Missile Defense System (MIC4AD) Fire Control Centre (FCC) and a truck mounted Saab Giraffe Agile Multi-Beam (AMB) medium-range 3D radar.

Sky Sabre is the in-service title for the army’s Future Local Area Air Defence System (FLAADS) Land requirement, and is delivered by MBDA’s Land Ceptor solution.

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