Eurosatory 2016: RUAG’s venomous… COBRA on display

Eurosatory 2016 Official news online coverage report show daily pictures video International Exhibition of Land Defence & Security army military equipment Paris France industry technology
Eurosatory 2016
Defence & Security International Exhibition
Official News online with Editorial and Web TV
, France
13 - 17 June 2016
at Eurosatory 2016
Eurosatory 2016: RUAG’s venomous… COBRA on display
RUAG presented at Eurosatory 2016 its COBRA mortar system. It was developed as a product that would set new standards in indirect fire systems. COBRA was designed to be easily integrated into any tracked or wheeled vehicle while requiring a reduced amount of training. One of its key features is the electric drive, which ensures accuracy, setup speed and Multiple Rounds Simultaneous Impact.
 Eurosatory 2016 RUAG s venomous… COBRA on display

The first customer of the system is the Swiss Army, which recently selected it. In Swiss service, COBRA will be integrated on a GDELS-MOWAG 8x8 Piranha 3+ wheeled, armoured vehicle. Its operation will be carried out through a digital fire control system, with the use of an INS, a display and a joystick.

RUAG is showcasing the system to various international customers, in an effort to promote it, as the system will soon go into serial production for the Swiss Army.

COBRA features a semi-automatic loading mechanism, which brings the total weight to 1,350 kg. The system can fire at a range between 7,000 and 9,000 metres, with the shoot of the first round taking 60 seconds.



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