Finland to get Gabriel missile system

Finland to get Gabriel missile system

Finland will equip its Hamina-class missile boats and the new Squadron 2020 vessels with Gabriel surface-to-surface missile system. Deliveries will start in 2019 and continue through 2025.

The Gabriel surface-to-surface missile (SSM) will replace the current MT085M (Saab RBS-15 SF) anti-ship missile.

Gabriel is the latest member of a family of naval attack missiles developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Gabriel Missile System is a designed to be superior compared to most contemporary missiles, particularly when employed in littoral waters. It used an advanced active radar seeker backed by a sophisticated weapon control to optimize operational effectiveness in a target congested battlespace.

Source: www.defenceandtechnology.com

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