The Torpedo Countermeasure Hard Kill
project is to acquire a system to provide Royal Canadian Navy frigates, support ships and submarines with an effective defensive capability against the full range of modern and emerging threat torpedoes.
The US military can defeat an S-300 system, but it would require a large, dedicated strike package using a multiple round simultaneous impact (MRSI) saturation attack combining cruise missiles, HARM missiles, and air-launched standoff weapons to achieve a soft kill partially damaging the system, followed by large gravity bombs delivered by stealth aircraft to guarantee a hard kill
Hence we shall try to depict the current state of the art in some of those fields, such as evolved camouflage, soft and hard kill
and passive armour, knowing perfectly that when approached on the subject of protection most companies are not that talkative.
In addition, he will address the potential for integration of hard kill
active protection systems within the platform and talk about managing the platform weight and size.
In terms of hard kill
, it can be connected with the Phalanx, the Searam and the Rim-7 Sea Sparrow anti-missile system.
If they kept their radar on and we then got a hard kill
on that radar, we had no way of knowing.
Diehl BGT Defence has developed a hard kill
system for installation in light and heavy vehicles to defeat RPGs and other CE munitions.
Atkins awarded the first two technology demonstrator programme contracts in May 2005 to Dstl to examine capacity and stowage and to Akers Krutbruk to assess the value of a hard kill
defensive aids suite (see Sep chapter).
There's no more bringing in an extra antenna," explained Maj Don Lundie, the electronic attack branch chief at the USAF Air Combat Command/DRFA, referring to the more conventional hard kill
- the extra tonnage of warhead - the SEAD weapon would inflict.
In June 2005 the Defence Procurement Agency was expected to issue an invitation to tender for a Hard Kill
Defensive Aid Suite integration study to BAE Systems, as design authority for most British Army armoured vehicles.
In principle, an electromagnetic weapon is any device which can produce an electromagnetic field of such intensity that targeted items of electronic equipment experience either a soft or hard kill
further the cause of soft kill when used in conjunction with hard kill