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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1987
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Amoun, Aramis and Spada
Origin: Italy
Corporations: Leonardo-Finmeccanica and MBDA
Parent System: Skyguard
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1987
Total Production: 500
Family Members: Spada 2000
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Description: Skyguard is a compact and autonomous ground-based short range air defense system intended to protect military facilities. The air defense system comprises a fire control/search radar unit, up to three 4-cell missile launchers and a twin-barrel 35mm gun. Skyguard battery fires Sparrow/Aspide missiles. More than 500 Skyguard air defense systems have been produced so far for Italy and international customers.

Skyguard Specifications

Main Gun Caliber: 35 millimeter
Target's Max Altitude: 3,500 meter (11,483 foot)
Weapon Max Range: 20,000 meter
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Skyguard News

There are 14 news between
15 Dec 2005 and 9 Dec 2019
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Monday, December 9, 2019Rheinmetall to Modernize Skyguard Air Defense System of Undisclosed Customer
Tuesday, July 25, 2017Rheinmetall Awarded Two Skyguard Air Defense System Contracts
Wednesday, May 18, 2016Rheinmetall to Extend the Service Life of Switzerland's Skyguard Air Defence Systems
Tuesday, February 2, 2016Undisclosed Customer Orders Upgrade of Skyguard Air Defense Systems
Monday, January 11, 2016Royal Thai Army Orders Four Skyguard Air Defense Systems
Tuesday, March 4, 2014MENA Country Orders Additional Oerlikon Skyguard Air Defense Systems
Monday, January 21, 2013Malaysia, Kuwait and Undisclosed Country Firm Air Defense Contracts with Rheinmetall
Friday, January 11, 2013Kuwait Air Defense Brigade Successfully Tests Skyguard and ASPIDE 2000 Missile System
Tuesday, November 22, 2011Rheinmetall Sucessfully Tests High-Energy Laser Weapon System
Friday, July 2, 2010FMS: Egypt Requests Skyguard AMOUN Solid-State Transmitters

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Grand Total 49
Defensive Weapons
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