The UK included the Terrahawk Paladin stationary anti-aircraft gun for destroying drones in a new package of military assistance to Kyiv
The UK will supply Ukraine with Terrahawk Paladin stationary anti-aircraft systems; the British government announced the shipment of anti-aircraft systems. This was reported on the official website of the Cabinet of Ministers of the United Kingdom.
Britain intends to help Ukraine in the fight against Russian drones, for this purpose, the new package of military assistance that London is preparing will include the Terrahawk Paladin stationary anti-aircraft gun manufactured by the British company MSI Defense Systems. Judging by the message, in a single copy. Previously, the British had already stated that this memory would be used in the “Ukrainian conflict.”
- said British Defense Minister Grant Shapps.
The Terrahawk Paladin anti-aircraft gun is designed to combat drones, it is completely autonomous and does not require third-party target designation, since it has its own all-round radar for detecting subtle targets. In addition, the installation has an optical system for searching and acquiring targets with a day and night channel, ensuring their destruction in any weather.
The Terrahawk Paladin is armed with an automatic cannon; the caliber is chosen by the customer. At the DSEI 2023 exhibition, held in September in London, this anti-aircraft system was presented with a 20-mm Gatling gun capable of hitting targets at a range of 1-1,5 km. It is also possible to install a 30 mm Mark 44 Bushmaster II cannon.
The system has its own generator, which ensures the operation of the equipment. The operator of an anti-aircraft gun can control it remotely, even from an unprepared location.
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