Flyer Defense Unleashes “The Beast” at 2023 AUSA Annual Meeting

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 6, 2023)– Flyer Defense is pleased to introduce the Flyer 72 Multi-Purpose Mobile Fire Support System, nicknamed “The Beast,” at the 2023 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

The specialized configuration is a finely tuned version of the Flyer 72 Heavy Duty ground mobility vehicle, that integrates a range of advanced systems to enhance Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems (CUAS), radar detection, fire support, and firepower capabilities.

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“Its robust design ensures effectiveness in addressing contemporary challenges faced in modern warfare,” said Flyer Defense Founder and CEO, Oded Nechushtan. “This has always been our commitment. To deliver a platform that adapts to the evolving needs of the warfighter.”

Equipped with a remote weapons system, up to 42 rounds of 120mm mortar ammunition, four RPS 42 S-band hemispheric air surveillance radar panels, and cutting-edge anti-drone technology, “The Beast” offers its occupants complete 360° coverage. Its operational capabilities extend beyond detection, enabling it to track and engage both direct and elevated threats.

Featured systems on “The Beast” include:

  • Scorpion Shoot and Scoot 120mm Mortar Launcher System
  • Leonardo DRS Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radar
  • Kongsberg Remote Weapons System
  • D-Fend Solutions EnforceAir Anti-Drone System

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