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35-mm Skyshield air defense system

Country of Origin: Germany


The Skyshield is a 35-mm air defense system that includes two 35-mm revolver cannons and a sensor module. As an option, one or two missile launchers can be integrated.

The module, guns and missile launchers are uncrewed. They are controlled by a command post located up to 1,640 ft (500 m) from the sensor module. The Skyshield fire-control unit can operate in a standalone or networked mode. It monitors airspace over the entire elevation range with each antenna revolution, while...

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