Mobile Artillery Monitoring Battlefield Radar

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Mobile Artillery Monitoring Battlefield Radar in Al Amarah, Iraq being used by K Battery 5th Regiment Royal Artillery (RA). Shown placed in a BV-206 vehicle.

Mobile Artillery Monitoring Battlefield Radar also known as Mobile Artillery Monitoring Battlefield Asset (MAMBA) is a small air-portable weapon locating radar system which is deployed with 5th Regiment Royal Artillery of the British Army.

Mobile Artillery Monitoring Battlefield Radar automatically detects, locates and classifies multiple artillery, rockets and mortars and carries out an assessment based on weapon or where it has impacted. It is renowned within NATO for being accurate.

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  • Detachment: 8 personnel
  • Detection range: 30 km
  • Time into action: 5 minutes
  • Accuracy: Below 15 km: 50 CEP, 15 to 20 km: 100 CEP, Above 20 km: 0.35% of range to target
  • Ability: Locate a maximum of eight targets simultaneously
  • Target capacity: 100 per minute

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