CAMM-ER is an active Surface-to-Air missile equipped with a Soft Vertical Launch (SVL) with a turn-over system and a single stage dual-boost rocket engine. The SVL system ejects the missile from its canister by a gas generator, the missile then turns itself towards the threat by use of lateral actuators before igniting the engine.
The ammunition is effective against Air Breathing Threats (ABT), fighter and attack aircrafts, bombers, helicopters, cruise and anti-radiation missiles.
For the Italian Army, Grifo will provide a SHORAD system equipped with the Rheinmetall X-TAR 3D multifunctional X-band radar (installed in the Posto Comando Modulo Ingaggio - PCMI – system) and CAMM-ER launchers, all mounted on tactical vehicles for high mobility in and out of non-prepared terrains. It has been chosen by the Italian Army to replace the Skyguard/Aspide system.
For the Italian Air Force, MAADS will provide a SHORAD system equipped with the Kronos LND multifunctional 3D AESA C-band radar (installed in the SIRIUS Detection Centre) and CAMM-ER launchers, all mounted on tactical vehicles for high mobility. It has been chosen by the Italian Air Force for the replacement of the SPADA/Aspide system.