Thales RAPIDFire

With the proliferation of unmanned aerial vehicles there is an obvious demand for a system that can shoot them down without using quarter of a million pound missiles.

Recognising this, Thales have developed the RAPIDFire, using the 40mm CTA cannon that will arm the FRES Scout and Warrior.

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https://www.thalesgroup.com/en/worldwide/defence/rapidfire

Of course, I would prefer to see a demountable system that can use any suitable truck, be moved between them should the vehicle be unserviceable and also used in the C-RAM role in a fixed location.

And why not mounted on a ship?

But that is being greedy!

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