MEADS

MEADS

MEDIUM EXTENDED AIR

DEFENCE SYSTEM

  • High hit probability
  • Low costs in use
  • Unparalleled flexibility
  • Interoperability

DESCRIPTION

The ground-based tactical Medium Extended Air Defence System (MEADS) is designed for protecting troops in out-of-area missions as well as assets and areas in alliance and national-defence contexts.

Equipped with a 360° radar system, a command post with leading-edge technology and hit-to-kill missiles, the system can combat all airborne targets, including cruise missiles and tactical-ballistic missiles.

  • High hit probability against all aerial targets, even where electronic countermeasures are deployed
  • Autonomous hit-to-kill combating of tactical-ballistic missiles and even long-range cruise missiles
  • Destroys conventional and nuclear, biological and chemical warheads
  • 360° coverage seamless defence in all directions
  • Rapid deployability (C-130, A400M) and high tactical mobility
  • Networked architecture for optimised flexible resource deployment
  • Flexible integration in future air defence structures
  • Interoperability in alliance operations
  • Low costs in use
  • High sustainability