C4iSR: Air

LAAD 2019: Rafael eyes Brazilian Army helicopters upgrade

01 April 2019

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is offering a modernisation package for Brazilian Army Aviation Command’s Fennec AvEx and AS365K2 Super Pantera helicopters.

Rafael’s proposal includes Brazilian privately-owned firm Akaer Engenharia for design, subsystem production, integration, installation, and fielding of the weapon system. It includes three types of armament, a reconnaissance package, and a training and support package.

As armament, the team is offering the Spike ER2 extended-range multipurpose anti-armour missile that can engage an armoured ground target in non-line-of-sight (NLOS) from up to 16 km, as well as 70 mm laser-guided rocket and the 7.62 × 51 mm Dillon Aero M134D six-barrel Gatling-gun.

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