Update on the SAM System KUB CZ (2K12 KUB) modernization program by RETIA and MBDA

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International Exhibition of Defence and Security Technologies
22 - 24 May 2013
Brno, Czech Republic

 
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 09:47 PM
 
Update on the SAM System KUB CZ (2K12 KUB) modernization program by RETIA and MBDA
During IDET 2013, Army Recognition editorial team gathered new information on the 2K12 KUB Surface to Air Missile System modernization program. The joint RETIA - MBDA project was unveiled two years ago during the previous edition of IDET. The final version of the first modified unit (launcher + radar) was delivered one year ago for evaluation by the Czech Army.
     
During IDET 2013, Army Recognition editorial team gathered new information on the 2K12 KUB Surface to Air Missile System modernization program. The joint RETIA - MBDA project was unveiled two years ago during the previous edition of IDET. The final version of the first modified unit (launcher + radar) was delivered one year ago for evaluation by the Czech Army.
The first modified launcher and radar units were delivered one year ago for evaluation by the Czech Army. Picture: MBDA
     
1S91 "Strait Flush" Upgrade SURN CZ

SURN vehicle upgrade starts with repair of chassis and superstructure. The original equipment is subsequently replaced by new subsystems and cable trees. New units are installed into modified original frames. This huge replacement allows optimization on system level, performance and reliability improvement.
Commander's and fire control radar operator's consoles are designed to reduce complexity of operation and the operators´s load. Operators do decision and setting tasks, while routine tasks are performed by software. All units include built-in test equipment (BITE) for easier maintenance and repair. All BITE reports are collected and presented on commander's console.

Main Upgrade Benefits Includes

Easier Operation, reduced crew load
Improved Parameters of Signal and Data Processing
Improved Performance of Day/Night Vision Equipment
Increased ECCM Capabilities
Decreased effects of deceptive Jammers
Angle of Jammer Indication
Digital data link to superior center
Mk XII IFF Interrogator integration
New Missile: Aspide 2000
     
During IDET 2013, Army Recognition editorial team gathered new information on the 2K12 KUB Surface to Air Missile System modernization program. The joint RETIA - MBDA project was unveiled two years ago during the previous edition of IDET. The final version of the first modified unit (launcher + radar) was delivered one year ago for evaluation by the Czech Army.
The launcher unit with MBDA's ASPIDE 2000 missiles as shown during IDET 2011
     
MBDA Aspide 2000 SAM

The ASPIDE 2000 missile is the powerful upgraded version of the ASPIDE multi-role missile for use in surface-to-air systems.

Its operational performance has been enhanced making the missile capable of engaging attacking aircraft before they can release their airborne stand-off rocket propelled missiles. Thanks to its outstanding capabilities in range, it can ensure a wide area defence against all type of air threats".

The ASPIDE 2000 is equipped with an enhanced single stage rocket motor to increase the missile speed, lateral acceleration and effective range by as much as 40% compared to the ASPIDE baseline missile.

It incorporates all modern electronic features to improve its guidance characteristics and effectiveness in heavy clutter and ECM environments.
 

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