Vertical Launch MICA is a medium range Air-Defence System which fires the Mica missile, available with two state-of-the-art seekers IR or RF. It can face the most severe IRCM-ECM scenarios. VL MICA offers a real multiple-target capability (fire-and forget missile), with low training costs and reduced manpower. Range and altitude performance for this system make it an unmatchable air-defender for the defence of maneuvering forces and sensitive assets, as well as area defence. The structure of VL MICA is as follows: Tactical Operations Centre (TOC), the 3-D radar and the launchers are mounted on separate vehicles and interconnected via fiber optics, TOC-Radar and UHF, TOC-Launchers. This structure makes it easy to deploy, easy to integrate in global air defence and gives the system a high level of survivability. VL MICA is truck-mounted on a 5-Ton class vehicle.
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