The consortium of MBDA and Lockheed Martin Tactical Air Defence System (Taktisches Luftverteidigung: TLVS) has submitted its proposal for Germany’s future Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) system.
The tender proposes an efficient four-phased approach that includes development, integration, testing and delivery of a fielded multi-mission system. The fielded unit will deliver new capabilities and improved performance enhancements well beyond the MEADS program and all known systems, the company said in a statement Monday.
The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) is a ground-mobile air and missile defense system intended to replace the Patriot missile system through a NATO-managed development.
Designed to replace Germany’s aging, sectored Patriot systems designed in the late 1960s, the 2019 TLVS proposal provides protection from a broader threat spectrum with two mission-specific effectors, enhanced radar capabilities for long range engagements and a new communications system to support enhanced interoperability, data fusion and cyber resilience.
TLVS will be the first integrated air and missile defense system able to simultaneously detect, track and intercept multiple threat sets, including medium and short range threats with 360-degree coverage.
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