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  Simbad Sadral Tetral Sigma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A light short range anti-air self-defence system, SADRAL is designed to complement the existing air defence of large ships and to constitute the main air defence of smaller vessels.
SADRAL is in service with the French Navy on board aircraft carriers, as well as antisubmarine and anti-air frigates.
SADRAL and SIMBAD are currently in service with the French Navy and in many other navies worldwide, meeting all the self-protection requirements of modern vessels.
www.mbda.net /site/FO/scripts/siteFO_contenu.php?lang=EN&noeu_id=164   (917 words)

 Mistral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Mistral is a fire and forget, short range surface-to-air missile designed to engage air threats.
The Mistral missile is able to engage a supersonic target flying at 3,000 meters of altitude.
SADRAL, TETRAL and SIMBAD are 6-, 4- and 2- Mistral launcher systems respectively.
www.deagel.com /pandora?p=mn00040001   (200 words)

 EADS N.V. - Sadral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
As a light short-range anti-air self-defence system, Sadral is designed to complement the existing air defence of large ships and to constitute the main air defence of smaller vessels.With its thermal camera, Sadral is a day-and-night air defence system.
Sadral is integrated into the ship's combat system and can thus receive a target designation automatically.
Sadral can also be used autonomously, when required.Sadral's reaction time is well adapted to the air defence of ships:
www.eads.com /frame/content/en/800/content/OF00000000400004/2/77/560772.html   (170 words)

 Charles de Gaulle
The ship is fitted with the Aster 15 surface-to-air missile launchers, Sylver vertical launch systems, installed on the edge of the deck, with two launchers (16 cells) on the starboard side forward of the bridge and two launchers on the port side aft of the bridge.
The ship has two six-cell Sadral launching systems for the Mistral missile positioned on the edges of the main deck about 45 metres (starboard side) and 36 metres (port side) aft of the Aster missile launchers.
The ship is also equipped with eight Giat 20F2 guns and four decoy launchers are installed, two on either side of the ship firing chaff to 8 km and infra-red flares to a range of 3 km.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/europe/cdg.htm   (1002 words)

 Naval Technology - Chakri Naruebet - Offshore Patrol Helicopter Carrier
The carrier has three MBDA (formerly Matra BAe Dynamics) Sadral six-cell launchers for the Mistral missile.
The Sadral six-cell launcher is a stabilised turret equipped with a television camera which can be fitted with an infra-red channel for target acquisition.
The Mistral missile is equipped with an infrared homing head supplied by SAGEM and has a 3kg high-explosive warhead loaded with tungsten balls.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/chakrinaruebet   (688 words)

 Naval Technology - Oksoy and Alta Class - Minesweepers and Minehunters
The catamaran structure gives a high transit speed to the area of operations, low magnetic and acoustic signatures and low susceptibility to the shock of exploding mines.
The ship's surface-to-air missile system is the Sadral twin launcher supplied by MBDA (formerly Matra Bae Dynamics) and armed with the Mistral missile.
The Mistral missile is fitted with a 3 to 5 micron infrared and ultraviolet seeker head, a 3kg warhead with impact and laser proximity fuses and SNPE rocket motors.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/oksoy   (992 words)

 Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums - Better CIWS: Palma/Kashtan? AK630? GoalKeeper? or Phalanx?
As for chinese type-730 = french satmos/satan gun system which was supposed to inferior to goalkeeper and french found naval sadral to be better/cheaper alternative to it so hence the program was axed.
Anyway, just looking at using guns, I think they will be pretty equal in performance even if their tracking and aiming systems differ.
Whenever you see a report about a Chinese system that is like something you know and love, always take that assertion with a pinch of salt.
forum.keypublishing.co.uk /showthread.php?t=44411   (2730 words)

 FLUG REVUE January 2002: "Charles de Gaulle" ready for service
The Asters are intended to pick up threatening anti-ship guided missiles at distances of up to 30km.
For short-range air defence there are two SADRAL launching systems, each with six Mistral guided missiles and eight air defence guns.
However, the system is not yet complete as the Aster 15's are still in the qualification phase and will not enter service until some time in 2002.
www.flug-revue.rotor.com /FRheft/FRH0201/FR0201b.htm   (1628 words)

 Sea Power: Change of heart on UAE's OCPB program
Six vessels are required, with local construction by Abu Dhabi Shipbuilders, and several international yards have tendered for the work.
Initial indications suggested that what was required was a vessel possibly armed with light surface-to-surface missiles like BAe's Sea Skua and/or Matra's Sadral short-range surface-toair missile.
Now, however, it appears that the UAE has changed its equipment requirements to a MK-41 verticallaunch system, presumably with Sea Sparrow or SM-2 Standard surfaceto-air missiles, as well as MM-40 Exocet surface-to-surface missiles.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3738/is_199704/ai_n8773856   (293 words)

 The Hindu : More a diplomatic event
The French navy's anti-submarine frigate, Dupleix, which can carry two helicopters, is a powerful military tool, capable of acting alone using her awesome weapons and sensor mix.
She is one of the few warships to have optical anti-air self defence system and Sadral anti-missile systems.
But what makes them surgical is the ship's ability to identify a friend or foe.
www.hinduonnet.com /2001/02/18/stories/0218000a.htm   (642 words)

 News File 2 (October 1997)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
QENS Barzan and QENS Huwar were recently delivered to Qatar upon completion at Vosper Thronycroft Ltd. (VT) The two vessels are the first of four being designed and built by VT for the Quatar Emiri Naval Forces.
The 184 ft. (56 m) long Barzan class vessels will feature 76 mm SuperRapid dual purpose guns, a Sadral launcher for Mistral surface-to-air missiles, a Goalkeeper close-in weapon system and two quadruple launchers for Exocet surface-to-surface missiles.
In addition, a sophisticated sensor system which includes 3D surveillance radar, navigation radar and passive IR surveillance equipment has been selected for the vessels.
www.marinelink.com /oct97/MR10301.HTM   (574 words)

 World Aircraft Carriers List: Thailand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Design: A reduced version of Principe de Asturias, with various improvments and modernization of features.
Three 6-cell Sadral SAM launchers are to be added.
Laid down 12 July 1994, launched 20 Jan 1996, delivered 27 March 1997, commissioned 10 August 1997.
www.hazegray.org /navhist/carriers/thail.htm   (163 words)

 Ship-Pics: Halifax - Visiting Warships
Length is 455 ft on a beam of 46 ft and the crew numbers 224.
JEAN BART is heavily armed with MM 40 Exocet anti-ship missiles (8 launchers), SM 1 surface to air missiles launched from a single Mk 13 Mod 5 Tartar launcher and sea-skimming surface to air Mistral missiles from two Matra Sadral sextuple launchers.
In addition, a 100 mm gun is mounted, AA guns, torpedo launchers and a lynx helicopter armed with Honeywell MK 46 torpedos for anti-submarine warfare.
www.chesterahoy.com /SHIPS/vw.htm   (784 words)

 GEORGES LEYGUES CLASS (TYPE F 70 (ASW)) (DDG)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
2 Matra Simbad twin launchers may be mounted in lieu of 20 mm guns (D 644-646); 2 Matra Sadral sextuple launchers being fitted to D 640-643; Mistral; IR homing to 4 km (2.2 n miles); warhead 3 kg.
Large command structure fitted above the bridge, two Matra Sadral sextuple launchers, two Breda/Mauser 30 mm gun mounts controlled by Sagem Vigy 105 optronic sights, Vampir MB IRST and ARBB 36 jammers (replacing ARBB 32).
ASW modernisation of the last six of the class planned but this is likely to be cancelled in view of plans to build new replacement ships.
www.janes.com /defence/naval_forces/news/jfs/georges_leygues_class_destroyer.shtml   (899 words)

 The armaments portal: Mistral
The same munition has since been adapted to different launchers:
SADRAL and SIMBAD system on French Navy warships,
ASPIC system on the "PEUGEOT P4" vehicle for the French Air Force,
www.ixarm.com /-Mistral,9399-   (190 words)

 Sea Power: Finland's stealthy FAC ready for launch
Extensive measures also have been taken to minimize infrared, acoustic, and magnetic signatures.
The craft's main armament will be six Saab RBS 15SF antiship missiles, a Bofors 40mm gun on the forecastle, a twin 23mm mount or sextuple Sadral missile launcher aft, and two.50 caliber machine guns on the bridge wings.
Minelaying rails also are to be fitted, and provisions apparently has been made for ASW torpedoes in the superstructure.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3738/is_199804/ai_n8806984   (314 words)

 New Zealand awards contract for $500 Million Dollar Project "Protector". - Defence Talk - Defence Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
I would actually prefer another MRV than a frigate, i think New Zealand should just merge the navy, army and air force and create the NZ marines...
Another option is to upgrade the OPV to more of a corvette level of capability to take over some of the frigates roles, eg, 57 or 76mm cannon, RAM or Sadral in front of ther bridge, phalanx, 2 triple tubes, 2 twin boxed harpoons, plus associated sensors and light weapons.
As to the merging of the 3 arms of the defence department, that is a NZF policy.
www.defencetalk.com /forums/showthread.php?p=45102#post45102   (2945 words)

 Australia  RE:The Bare Essentials for the ADF - the LCS? - Drop StrategyPage.com
Problem being that the RAN looks like going for Mistrale (SADRAL 6 round launchers) because of the need to mount harpoon forward of the bridge on the ANZACs.
Tis has lead to the requirement for CIMD to be devolved to two SADRAL launchers mounted on the aft corners of the hangar to provide some semblance of 360 degree coverage.
My preference would be to install the second Mk-41 VLS at the same time as doing the ESSM upgrade so as to provide cells for Harpoon and possibly TLAM.
www.strategypage.com /messageboards/messages/512-9056.asp   (488 words)

 Taiwan -- Modernization
However, the price quoted was extraordinarily high, and recent convictions in the kick-back scandal concerning the La Fayette deal may have in fact put at end to the Aster 15.
Additional reporting also indicates that the French Sadral missile is also a possibility, however, the kick-back scandal may have an effect on this plan as well.
Other SAM options could possibly involve the Raytheon SM-2MR and the SM-1MR missile (already in use with the seven Cheng Kung class).
www.amiinter.com /samples/taiwan/modern.html   (1397 words)

 Mistral Atam missile, air missile defense, air to air missile. MBDA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Atam is in service since six years with first generation armed helicopters and has been choosen to equip the next generation French-German Attack Helicopter.
Atam uses exactly the same Mistral ammunition as the ground-based or naval launching units (Manpads, Atlas, Albi, Simbad, Sadral and Tetral).
If you want more information about Mistral : " click here ".
www.mbda.net /site/FO/scripts/siteFO_contenu.php?lang=EN&noeu_id=122   (490 words)

 Islam, Dialogue and Civil Society
It is possible that humans commit errors in the discovery of these laws, and later come to recognize their errors, but what changes here is the understanding of the laws, not the laws themselves.
We may accept the principle of change and instability in the essence of the world, just as Sadral Mote'allehin among the great Muslim philosophers-believes in 'dynamic essences', or just as Marxists see the world as being propelled by internal contradictions, and thus immersed in a constant state of transformation.
Thus, the principle of change is permanent for everything.
www.alseraj.net /maktaba/kotob/english/women/Islam/civilsociety/10.htm   (5471 words)

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