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Sa’ar 6 vessels to use C-GEM and SEWS-DV

26th October 2020 - 14:15 GMT | by Arie Egozi in Tel Aviv

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Defence and decoy systems are intended to protect the vessels from missile attack

The Israeli Navy is to equip its four new Sa’ar 6 corvettes with two types of ship defence system.

One is C-GEM from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. This is an active offboard decoy system that can be packed into standard-size chaff rockets. It includes a low-power technique generator and high ERP arrays that transmit jamming signals.

Features outlined by Shephard Defence Insight include wide-frequency coverage, extended spatial coverage, solid-state active array, fire-and-forget operation, electronic beam-steering and fast response. The system is suitable for various launcher types.

The C-GEM product manager in the Rafael naval systems division (who said he cannot

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Arie Egozi

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Born in Israel, Arie Egozi served in the IDF and holds a political science and …

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