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Velos air defense system

Country of Origin: Greece


The Velos is a mobile short-range air defense (SHORAD) system using a combination of missiles and guns. It is designed to provide anti-aircraft defense against tactical and strategic aerial targets at low and medium altitudes.

The Velos system can automatically track up to 20 targets and simultaneously engage six: four with missiles and two with guns.

The Velos consists of a Super Giraffe 75 search radar, with a range of 25 mi (40 km); two Skyguard fire-control radars with a range...

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