Stormer (Close Air Defence)

Stormer (Close Air Defence)

Part of the CVR(T) programme the Stormer is a variation of vehicle which is meant to deal with threats in the air, particularily attack/transport helicopters however can also deal with low flying fast-attack fighters. The anti-air missiles which the Stormer carries is called Starstreak. It has a maximum speed of Mach 3.5 and an effective range of 0.19–4.3 miles.

The missile can in-fact be used against ground targets including armored vehicles. However in the review which tested the missile against an armored vehicle  (FV432) it was concluded the penetration capabilities are similar in terms of kenetic energy in comparison to a Bofors 40mm anti-air auto-cannon. – Lacking any armor penetration capabilities. 

Details

  • Able to carry a crew of 3. 

  • Perkins Engine T6.3544 six-cylinder diesel

  • Maximum speed: 80 km/h

  • Maximum range: 650 km

 

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