Dubai (UAE), November 14, 2023 – SIATT, a Brazilian company specializing in smart weapons and high-tech systems, and EDGE Group, a conglomerate in the Defense sector based in the United Arab Emirates, have signed a contract for the development of MANSUP-ER, an extended-range version of the Brazilian Navy’s MANSUP (National Surface Anti-Ship Missile).
The new missile has an extended range of 200 kilometers, equipped with a Turbomachine turbine, flying at a speed of 950 km/h, with the capability to carry 150 kg of explosive payload. Its features allow for adaptation for integration onto selected air and land systems.
The strategic partnership was formalized by the president of the Missiles & Weapons Cluster at EDGE, Hamad Al Marar, the CEO of SIATT, Antonio Rogerio Prattes Salvador, and the Competitiveness Director of SIATT, Carlos Alberto de Paiva Carvalho, this Tuesday (14), during the Dubai Air Show.
The celebration was attended by Sidney Leon Romero, the Brazilian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, and with Dr. Juliana Larenas, Undersecretary of SEPROD (Secretariat of Defense Products), and Rear Admiral Marcelo Menezes Cardoso, Director of DSAM (Directorate of Naval Weapons Systems), representing the Ministry of Defense and the Brazilian Navy, respectively.
SIATT led the development of the Navy’s MANSUP project, being responsible for the Guidance, Navigation, and Control systems, as well as the Telemetry System.
MANSUP-ER will be the first project executed through a cooperation agreement with EDGE, highlighting the expertise of the Brazilian industry.
“This contract solidifies the partnership between SIATT and EDGE Group, representing a significant contribution to Brazil’s technological sovereignty,” stated Antonio Salvador, CEO of SIATT.
Photo courtesy EDGE