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Sea Ceptor - CAMM Sea Wolf replacement

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I actually think that the announced Albatross NG order is for a land system not a ship....got a feeling its for a Gulf customer who has seen the recent Iranian drone strikes on Saudi oil facilities and want something new to counter it...I'm thinking Kuwait...All the candidates for a ship based system either have ships that are too small, too old and near replacement or who have selected the MICA-VL recently.
If it was for a land-based system I'd expect it to be marketed as Skyguard NG or Spada NG - and Kuwait is already a Skyguard user, and a repeat customer, so it would make marketing sense to use the Skyguard name.

There's a considerable number of Aspide/Albatross systems, and Sea Sparrow, still out there.
 

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Another candidate user might be Qatar. They just fielded their Al Zubarah "corvettes," which are armed with 16 Sylver A50 cells with ASTER 30 (plus RAM for close-in defense). Adding CAMM-ER as an intermediate layer would be quite the force multiplier (especially if it quadpacks into Sylver).

 
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It's been selected for the Canadian Type 26, at least.
Has that been confirmed with a contract?
Presumably as LM are the Prime for Canada?

Now with an official press release:


Utilising the Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) as its effector, Sea Ceptor will undertake the Close-In Air Defence System (CIADS) role on-board the new CSC frigates.


Sea Ceptor provides exceptional self-defence performance, with a rapid response time and a high rate of fire to defeat multiple threats simultaneously. Its state-of-the-art Soft Vertical Launch (SVL) technology enables full 360° coverage with close range performance normally only associated with trainable launcher systems. Sea Ceptor will be integrated with Lockheed Martin Canada’s Combat Management System 330 (CMS 330) as part of a multi-tier air defence capability. The CAMM missiles will be quad packed in Lockheed Martin’s Extensible Launcher System (ExLS), which is part of the Mk41 family of vertical launcher systems.
 

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