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  • Writer's picturePriyanshu Goti

Military Unveils "Shield on Wheels" - Here's Why Enemies Should Be Very Afraid


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aking to the Skies: Process Begins for Vehicle-Based Short-Range Air Defense System with VShorAD Interceptor

The need for robust and mobile air defense systems is paramount in today's ever-evolving security landscape. A significant development in this area is the commencement of the process to acquire a vehicle-based short-range air defense system (SHORAD) with the VShorAD (Vehicle-Mounted Shortrange Air Defense) as the interceptor.

What is the VShorAD system?

The VShorAD system is a highly mobile air defense platform armed with FIM-92 Stinger missiles and a 25mm automatic cannon. Designed for low-altitude threats like drones, helicopters, and cruise missiles, VShorAD offers a potent layer of defense for ground forces.

Why is this process important?

The integration of VShorAD on a vehicle platform creates a highly agile and responsive SHORAD system. This system will provide crucial protection for ground troops against evolving aerial threats on the battlefield. The mobility offered by the vehicle platform allows for rapid deployment and engagement, ensuring a layered defense against various airborne threats.

What can we expect next?

This blog post marks the beginning of the acquisition process. We can expect further developments in the coming months, including details on the chosen vehicle platform, the integration process of VShorAD with the platform, and potential timelines for deployment.

The future of air defense

The development of this vehicle-based SHORAD system signifies a commitment to modernizing air defense capabilities. This system, coupled with other air defense technologies, will provide a comprehensive shield against aerial threats, protecting troops and critical infrastructure.

Stay tuned for further updates on this significant development in air defense systems.

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