Milanion NTGS has unveiled the Alakran S lightweight mortar system integrated with the multi-terrain Polaris RZR dune buggy which debuted at the IDEX International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Ideal for Shoot and Scoot operations, the Alkaran ‘S’ ??n shoots 8 rounds and leaves the location in less than 2 minutes. Alakran ‘S’ is the world’s lightest and most versatile mobile mortar system, delivering ultimate performance for 81mm rapid-fire-support to ground combat units in the most hostile and dynamic environments. Developed and refined over time, the Alakran S sets the gold standard for light mobile mortar systems.
Milanion NTGS also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with UAE-based Streit Group to explore strategic opportunities to supply, market and fulfil the growing interest in ALAKRAN. The agreement was signed by Julio Estrella, CEO of Milanion NTGS, and Ahmed Raza, Deputy Chairman of Streit Group at IDEX 2023, held at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, where the ALAKRAN, integrated on two vehicles. Under the newly inked MoU, both companies commit to expand their collaboration and establish a framework for exploring potential opportunities in existing and new markets for rapidly deployable mobile fire support assets, namely ALAKRAN, tailored to local operational requirements.
The Alakran ‘S’ is equipped with its own Fire Control System (FCS), using GIS Technology and new functions such as Zonal Shooting and Multiple Rounds. Ideal for Shoot and Scoot operations, the Alkaran ‘S’ ??n shoot 8 rounds and leave the location in less than 2 minutes. Additionally, electro-mechanical engines provide automatic, fast and accurate aiming. The Alakran ‘S’ is equipped with its own Fire Control System (FCS), using GIS Technology and new functions such as Zonal Shooting and Multiple Rounds. Additionally, electro-mechanical engines provide automatic, fast and accurate aiming.
Milanion NTGS CEO Julio Estrella said “Alakran is renowned for its robustness and reliability on the battlefield. Unlike other current mortar systems, Alakran’s patented barrel cooling system allows for sustained rapid fire with no time limit, solving the critical overheating problem on the battlefield. With a patented double baseplate, Alakran transmits all recoil force into the ground, providing unparalleled accuracy, precision, and operator safety when firing”.
ALAKRAN mobile mortar system is an effective, combat-proven system providing superior mobility, accuracy, speed, and high firepower on the battlefield. With automatic aiming and re-aiming functions, ALAKRAN provides 81/120 mm mortar capabilities while transmitting all recoil force to the ground. Its patented barrel cooling system allows for sustained firing, solving operational problems faced by current mortar carriers. The system is user-friendly and can easily be integrated onto almost any 4×4 vehicle with the ability to adapt to all types of terrain including deserts, mud, snow, and forests, and is heliborne-capable due to its lightweight design.
Milanion NTGS was launched as a new and independent joint venture business between UK-based Milanion Technologies and Spanish defence firm, New Technologies Global Systems (NTGS). Milanion NTGS will draw on both companies recognised market leadership, expertise, and experience in their respective areas of focus. Milanion in the design, development and manufacture of advanced autonomous technology systems and platforms. The company design, manufacture, deliver and support advanced, multi-platform, mobile mortar systems and ammunition that are combat-proven and used by international customers.