Spider™

Spider™

Warns of dismounted enemy approach, disrupts infiltrations, enhances effects of existing weapons and permits selective engagement
Detect and provide an MITL operator at a remote location with situational awareness to enhance visual observation and aid in the discrimination between combatants and non-combatants
Safe and rapid deployment reinforcement, prior-to-detonation recovery, and safe passage of friendly forces
Designed for storage, transport, rough handling and use in worldwide military environments
Remote Control Unit Transceiver enables the operator to command the launch of Munition Control Units
Field Life
Up to 30 days
Communication Range
1,500 meters
Components
Six lethal or non-lethal miniature grenades
Redefining the battlefield with a man-in-the-loop force protection system.

Working with the U.S. Army Combat Engineers and the Project Manager for Close Combat Systems, Textron Systems and ATK have joined forces to develop a new weapon system for force protection consistent with 21st century warfare. The innovative design of Spider is both safe and effective, making it a suitable humanitarian alternative force protection system against dismounted attack.

Specifications

Field Life
Up to 30 days
Communication Range
1,500 meters
Components
Six lethal or non-lethal miniature grenades

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