Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is participating in AUSA 2021, the Association of the US Army’s annual conference, in Washington, DC from October 11-13, 2021. Rafael will showcase its newly enhanced SAMSON 30mm Integrated Remote Weapons Station (RWS) for Light Vehicles for the first time at the conference.
With a combination of the world’s most cutting-edge, reliable, and effective solutions the SAMSON 30mm Integrated RWS is designed to address the threats of the modern battlefield.
The SAMSON is equipped with hostile fire detection capabilities and the ability to rapidly and effectively return fire via a fast, accurate slew-to-cue mechanism. It also includes a unified user interface for all subsystems, an inherent hatch for close situational awareness, and under-armor ammunition loading that increases lethality. These capabilities enable the SAMSON to turn a light vehicle into a lethal powerhouse on par with a main battle tank.
A key element of SAMSON’s lethality suit is its integration of the SPIKE LR 1 & 2 multi-purpose guided missiles, and its full collaboration TROPHY Active Protection System (APS), two of Rafael’s most groundbreaking solutions. These allow the RWS to provide unparalleled maneuverability, lethality, and survivability. With a SAMSON turret, a vehicle is always at the ready, always on the attack, and always able to stop and respond to threats.
Iron Dome: (SKY-HUNTER) With over 2,500 combat interceptions, at a success rate of 90%, Iron Dome’s success speaks for itself. The Iron Dome missile defense system is the world’s only multi-mission system that provides a combat-proven defense against cruise missiles, PGMs, rockets, artillery, and mortars (C-RAM), aircraft, helicopters, and UAVs.
David’s Sling: (SKY-CEPTOR) Considered the world’s most revolutionary innovation in the family of interceptor systems, David’s Sling Weapon System (DSWS) is an air defense system designed to intercept medium-range missiles. DSWS provides an affordable, lethal hit-to-kill solution for the huge volume of asymmetric threats.
DRONE DOME: An end-to-end, combat proven counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) providing all-weather, 360-degree rapid defense against hostile drones. DRONE DOME detects even small targets at distances over 3.5 km, intercepts and neutralizes with soft and hard kill measures, while ensuring maximum safety to friendly aircraft.
FIRE WEAVER: A networked system connecting all battlefield elements in real time, Fire Weaver instantly selects the most relevant effector shooter for every acquired target. Simultaneously handling multiple targets using AI and data fusion, Fire Weaver enables warfighters to receive and share battlefield data via augmented reality icons on their weapon sights, creating a common situational awareness picture for all participants.
SKYSPOTTER: A passive electro-optical Early Warning System with a high probability of detection and a very low false alarm rate, SKYSPOTTER enhances the capability of air defense radar detection systems. For the first time, SKYSPOTTER will be showcased through a simulator at AUSA.