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ADAS 2018: Rafael solutions for ground and air

27th September 2018 - 07:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Manila

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While air defence is critical for any nation, the Philippines currently has no ground-based missile system. However, at ADAS, Rafael is highlighting its Air Defence System of Systems as a solution, which it describes as ‘a multi-layered concept that has been designed to provide optimum protection against all current and future airborne threats’.

The company told Shephard: ‘Currently, Rafael is offering the Philippines the SPYDER SR/MR air defence system. SPYDER is designed to protect against attack aircraft, combat helicopters, bombers, UAVs and UCAVs and stand-off weapons... Both systems employ i-Derby active-radar beyond-visual-range missiles, most suitable for adverse weather and

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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