Naval Systems

NAVAL Systems

Today the 3 nations’ most modern capital ships are fitted with Eurosam equipments.

European
Needs

Thanks to a high level of need communalities, Eurosam developed naval systems in cooperation for the Italian, French and United-Kingdom Navies.

Surface-to-Air Anti-Missile (SAAM)

SAAM is a surface-to-air anti-aircraft and anti-missile system developed for ship self-defence and consort protection.

Principal Anti-Air Missile System (PAAMS)

PAAMS is a surface-to-air anti-aircraft and anti-missile system designed for self-defense, consort protection and area defense.

SAAM

SAAM

The SAAM systems comprises of four main components:

  • a multi-function radar (Arabel or Empar);
  • a ship-mounted Sylver vertical launch system;
  • a command and control system;
  • Aster 15 missile interceptors.

The SAAM systems are in service on board Charles de Gaulle and Cavour aircraft carriers. SAAM systems are also in service in Saudi navy on board Al Ryiadh class frigates.

SAAM Performance

Mission
Ship self-defense
Multiple tracking capability
> 100 tracks
Simultaneous engagement capability
Multiple simultaneous targets
Range vs Aircraft
Up to 30 km
Range vs Missiles
Up to 15 km
Firepower
• Up to 48 ready to fire ASTER 15 Missiles
• Multiple engagement capability with high rate of fire

GALLERY

PAAMS

PAAMS

The PAAMS systems comprises of four main components:

  • a multi-function radar (Empar or Sampson);
  • a ship-mounted Sylver vertical launch system;
  • a command and control system;
  • Aster 15 and Aster 30 missile interceptors.

The PAAMS are in service on board :

  • 4 Horizon class destroyers (Forbin and Chevalier Paul for France, Andrea Doria and Caio Duilio for Italy)
  • 6 T45 destroyers for the United-Kingdom (Daring, Dauntless, Diamond, Dragon, Defender, Duncan).

PAAMS Performance

Mission
Ship self-defense, protection of consort ship and area defense
Multiple tracking capability
> 300 tracks
Simultaneous engagement capability
Multiple simultaneous targets
Range vs Aircraft
Up to 120 km
Range vs Missiles
Up to 25 km
Firepower
• Up to 48 ready to fire ASTER 30 / ASTER 15 Missiles
• Multiple engagement capability with high rate of fire

GALLERY

SAAM Firing

Watch SAAM firing.