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Eurosatory: New VSHORAD C2 system unveiled

17th June 2016 - 07:00 GMT | by Georgina Smith in Paris

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MBDA has launched Licorne, a very short-range air defence (VSHORAD) command and control system for fast reaction, airborne or amphibious forces. 

Licorne uses the same software components, HMI and architecture as the in-service I-MCP and PCP systems family. It is able to coordinate VSHORAD systems such as those within the Mistral family. 

Licorne was developed to provide a low-cost solution that is highly mobile and lightweight. 

Francis Bordachar, military advisor, technical and military operations directorate, told Shephard: ‘Its modular and scalable structure makes [Licorne] highly customisable to specific requirements and allows easy and rapid deployment and dismantling.’ 

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Georgina Smith was a reference editor and production manager at Shephard Media.

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