Spyder low-level quick-reaction missile system Weapon Systems // Ground Combat Vehicles // Air Defense

Country of Origin: Israel

The Spyder is a low-level air defense system that comes in short-range (SR) and medium-range (MR) variants. It is designed to respond to attacks from aircraft, helicopters, uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) and precision-guided munitions. It employs Python 5 passive infrared- and Derby active radar-guided air-to-air missiles and an Elta search radar. The Derby ER long-range missile has also been integrated with the Spyder. The missiles share full commonality with the air-launched versions. The...


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