More details on the Russian Pantsir-SM close defense system

In the world of short-range anti-aircraft defense systems, known by the English acronym SHORAD, the Pantsir S1 is original, not by its design, but by its function.

Indeed, the Russian system, whose name means carapace, was designed as an automatic close protection system, like the CIWS which now equip many combat vessels, such as the very famous American Phalanx.

The Pantsir S1/2, a Russian land CIWS to protect infrastructure

Indeed, the primary function of the Pantsir is to intercept and destroy threats that have managed to pass through the anti-aircraft defensive curtain, this threat being an aircraft or a helicopter, but also a drone, a missile, a bomb. , a rocket or an artillery shell.

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