C-RAM


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C-RAMCounter Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar
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'Long-term, top-class support is key to our offer and we look forward to continuing to help strengthen Australia's GBAD and C-RAM capability with our expertise in complex integrated systems', says Anders Carp, head of Saab's business area Surveillance.
"C-RAM Intercept Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System," Missiles and Space Web site, <https://www.msl.army.mil/Pages/C-RAM/lpws.html>, accessed on 27 January 2017.
The C-RAM is a system of systems consisting of four pillars.
"The technology, called chalcogenide-based random access memory (C-RAM), may one day pervade commercial memory products, from smart appliances and desktop computers, to new consumer products," NASA says.
At the two-day conference, delegates will also gain unique insight into GBAD, Counter Medium and Ballistic Missile technologies, C-RAM, Integrated and Networked Radar systems, confronting ICBM threats and developing coherent international strategies.
For a true longer range C-ram application able to cope with artillery shells though, a total of 100 kilowatts is deemed necessary.
The 2019 conference will provide a unique insight into: GBAD, Counter Medium and Ballistic Missile technologies, C-RAM, Integrated and Networked Radar systems, Confronting ICBM threats, Developing coherent international strategies, and more.
Although some crash "counter-rocket, artillery, mortar" programmes (C-ram) had been established to provide troops deployed downrange with an defensive "umbrella" against rocket and mortar attacks in particular (insurgents thankfully lacking true artillery), the Afghan mission highlighted a threat that might go crescendo in any other asymmetric scenario.
Colonel Sedliacik will present a host nation opening address on "Modernising Czech Air Missile Defence Capabilities" where he will discuss the ongoing procurement of VSHORAD, SHORAD, and MSAM systems, potential new capability development areas: C-RAM, C-UAS, BMD, and the lessons learned from multi-national exercises and looking ahead to Hungary's Tobruq Legacy 18.