Bilateral Italian-French meeting at the Sabaudia Counter-Aircraft Artillery Command for the development of the SAMP / T New Generation weapon system.
A workshop promoted by the IV Logistics Department of the Esercito General Staff took place at the headquarters of the Counter-Aircraft Artillery Command to continue the technical-operational dialogue between the Italian and French personnel on the development of the SAMP / T New Generation weapon system.
The activity saw the participation, in different sessions, of representatives from the operational area of the Esercito, the Aeronautica Militare and the Armee de l’Air and de l’Espace, from the General Secretariat of Defense and from the homologous French Direction Générale de l’Armement, together with the industrial consortium EUROSAM and the coordination of the international agency OCCAR (Joint Organization for Cooperation in Arms Matters).
During the works, the industrial sector illustrated the proposals for the implementation of the man-machine interface and the operating logic of the SAMP / T NG combat software. This allowed COMACA operational staff to carry out an initial assessment of industrial solutions, right from the development stage, to make the system adhere to the operational needs of the end user and also to receive feedback deriving from experience of use in contexts. national and operating theaters abroad.
The seminar also made it possible to seal the thirty-year Italian-French cooperation within the SAMP / T program which, to date, represents one of the main anti-missile systems in NATO’s availability.