Palma  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2011
Total Production: ?
Origin: Russia
Corporations: TsNIITochMash
Parent System: Palma
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2011
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Palma is a ship-based air defense system designed to engage rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft, aerial bombs, anti-ship cruise missiles, small displacement vessels and small targets onshore. The weapon system consists of two 30mm six-barrel AO-18KD/6K30GSh automatic cannons and up to eight Sosna-R laser-guided hypersonic surface-to-air missiles (two 3R-99E firing modules). All in, the Palma can engage up to six targets simultaneously at distances between 200 and 8,000 meters and flying at a maximum altitude of 3,500 meters. The weapon system only takes three-to-five seconds to get ready to fire.

The 30mm AO-18KD cannons range varies between 200 and 4,000 meters and flying below 3,000 meters. The ammunition load is 1,500 rounds of armor piercing or high explosive fragmentation and incendiary ammunition. The guns on a 3S-89 mount feature a maximum rate of fire of 10,000 rounds per minute. The Sosna missile system is effective against airborne targets at altitudes between 2 and 3,500 meters and ranges between 1,300 and 8,000 meters. The ECM and jamming-resistant fire control system provided to Palma includes 3V-89 TV and Infrared cameras, laser range-finder, laser beam missile guidance system and 3Ts-99 target acquisition radar.

Palma Applications


Fighting Ships Project 11541 Project 11661

Palma Specifications

Engaged Aerial Targets: 6
Magazine Capacity: 1,500
Dimensions
Main Gun Caliber: 30 millimeter
Performance
Weapon Max Altitude: 3,500 meter
Weapon Max Range: 8,000 meter
Weapon Min Range: 200 meter
Rates
Max Rate of Fire: 10,000 roundperminute
Time
Reaction Time: 3 second
Weight
Weight: 6,900 kilogram (15,212 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Palma News

There is 1 news
on 19 May 2015
Tuesday, May 19, 2015Russia and Belarus to Develop New Short-Range Air Defense System

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