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MBDA SIMBAD - TETRAL - SADRAL Missile Defense System
MISTRAL-SAM based Missile Defense CIWS
 

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SIMBAD Defense System
 
  
The basic Mistral missile is used with a man-portable launch unit.
There are also launch units that allow the missile to be fired from armoured vehicles, ships or helicopters (such as the Aérospatiale Gazelle, Denel Rooivalk, or Eurocopter Tiger). To reject the flares ejected from the rear of the targeted aircraft, proportional navigation using a gyro as a reference is adopted for Mistral, instead of the pursuit method in earlier IR-guided MANPADS (man-portable air-defense system). To further enhance the ECCM (electronic counter-countermeasure) capability, the seeker of Mistral has a very narrow field of view to reject decoys and interference, but the seeker can tilt in the range of +/− 38 degrees. On the launcher, the missile runs up the gyro in 2 seconds, and total reaction time is 5 seconds. The all-aspect two-color (2-4 and 3-5 µm) cooled IR-seeker of Mistral is developed by SAT, and the missile adopts both laser proximity and impact fuzes.

A close-in weapon system based on Mistral is a six-missile version called Sadral, with a stabilized rapid-reload launcher that is fully automated. A CSEE developed fire control director is integrated to the launcher, consisted of TV camera and FLIR. Image produced by both directors appear on the screen in the operator console below deck, and the missiles are locked onto the target before being launched. A fully loaded Sadral launcher weighs 1080 kg, and the operator console weighs 280 kg.


A two-missile unit installed on ships is called Simbad, and a newly launched four-missile version is called Tetral.
An evolution of the Simbad is now proposed: Simbad RC. Both Tetral and Simbad RC are remote controlled from the ship's deck while the original Simbad is manually operated with a simple optical sight.



MISTRAL lightweight fire-and-forget high speed surface-to-air missile (SAM)
Manufacturer: MBDA Missile Systems
Length: 186 cm
Diameter: 90 mm
Weight: 19,7 kg

Effective Range: 6000 m
Guidance: passive infrared homing
Warhead: High Explosive with high density tungsten balls / 2,95 kg
Detonation mechanism: Laser proximity or impact triggered
Engine: Solid Rocket Motor
Speed: 800 m/s (approx. Mach 2.6)
Targets: sea-skimming and manoeuvring anti-ship missiles (SSM's) / Fighter aircraft / Helicopters / small surface crafts


Variants:
SIMBAD (2 missiles, manually)
SIMBAD RC (2 missiles, remote-controlled)
TETRAL (4 missiles, remote controlled)
SADRAL (6 missiles, fully automated)

SIMBAD RC specifications:
Launcher, fully loaded
Weight: 480 kg
Bearing: +/- 160°
Elevation: -30° / + 55°
Gyro-stabilized
  
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SIMBAD Defense System (2 Mistral Missiles)

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SIMBAD Defense System (2 Mistral Missiles)

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SIMBAD Defense System (2 Mistral Missiles)

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SIMBAD Defense System (2 Mistral Missiles)

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SIMBAD Defense System (2 Mistral Missiles)

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SIMBAD Defense System (2 Mistral Missiles)

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SIMBAD Defense System (2 Mistral Missiles)

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SIMBAD Defense System (2 Mistral Missiles)

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SIMBAD Defense System (2 Mistral Missiles)

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SIMBAD Defense System (2 Mistral Missiles)



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SADRAL Defense System (6 Mistral Missiles)
 
 
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