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Loara 35mm


 
 
Loara Bumar 35mm Anti-aircraft gun system
 
 
 
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Loara Bumar anti-aircraft gun system tracked armoured vehicle Polish Army Poland description identification technical data sheet information pictures photos images véhicule blindé canon automoteur de defense antiaérien Pologne armée polonaise
 
Description

The Loara is a Polish tracked armoured vehicle anti-aircraft gun system. The system was developed by Poland in the late 1990s. Based around the chassis of the PT-91 "Twardy" tank, system mounts an armored turret holding two Oerlikon KDA 35 mm cannons 35x228 mm linked to a radar-based fire control system. The Loara integrated self-propelled anti-aircraft gun system is designed for destroying attack aircraft (fixed wing aircraft, helicopters, cruising missile, UAV) flying at very low, low and medium altitudes. It can aslo engage light armoured ground and sea-surface targets. The Loara is an autonomous weapon system capable of performing its tasks independently or when interoperating within air defence system. The 3D search radar, which can operate on the move, ensures early and precise target acquisition and identification, friend or enemy, while renewing its data every second.

 
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Technical Data
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Armament

The Loara is armed with two Oerlikon KDA 35-mm guns. Currently this gun is license produced in Poland. Rate of fire of each gun is 550 rounds per minute. Maximum range of fire against air targets is 4 km. The Loara SPAAG is also effective against light armored ground targets.

Design and protection
The Loara is equipped with an armoured turret who give protection against small armes fire and shelle fragments. The Loara is fitted with surveillance and tracking radars, laser rangefinder and radar based fire control system. The Loara is fitted with friend-or-foe identification system. Radar has a range of 26 km and can track and identify up to 64 targets at once. The radar can be operated on the move. The Loara has all-weather day/night capability and can operate in under heavy electronic counter measures. The system has short reaction time of less than 10 seconds.
Propulsion
The Loara SPAAG is based on the Polish PT-91 main battle tank chassis, which is an improved variant of the Soviet T-72 MBT. Vehicle is fitted with the S-12U diesel engine, developing 850 horsepower.The torsion bar suspension each side consists of six roadwheels with the idler at the front, drive sprocket at the rear and three return rollers supporting the inside of the track only.
Accessories
The Loara is equipped with NBC protection system, against contamination with filter and ventilation system, and the latest technologies of firing system and land navigation system.
 
Specifications
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Armament
Two anti-aicraft guns 35 mm caliber
Country users
Poland
Designer Company
Bumar
Accessories
Full automated command and fire controls, NBC protection, three-dimensional acquisition radar
Armor
Protection against small arms and shell fragments
Weight
45,300 kg
Speed
60 km/h
Range

500 km
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Loara Bumar anti-aircraft gun system tracked armoured vehicle Polish Army Poland description identification technical data sheet information pictures photos images véhicule blindé canon automoteur de defense antiaérien Pologne armée polonaise
Loara Bumar anti-aircraft gun system tracked armoured vehicle Polish Army Poland description identification technical data sheet information pictures photos images véhicule blindé canon automoteur de defense antiaérien Pologne armée polonaise

 

Loara Bumar anti-aircraft gun system tracked armoured vehicle Polish Army Poland description identification technical data sheet information pictures photos images véhicule blindé canon automoteur de defense antiaérien Pologne armée polonaise

Loara Bumar anti-aircraft gun system tracked armoured vehicle Polish Army Poland description identification technical data sheet information pictures photos images véhicule blindé canon automoteur de defense antiaérien Pologne armée polonaise
 
 
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