Aster 30 SAMP/T Surface-to-Air Missile Platform / Terrain, Europe

A successful qualification trial in July 2005. The trial included target acquisition and tracking by the Arabel radar and interception of a C-22 target at an altitude of 7,000m and range of 26km.



  • Aster 30 SAMP/T land to air missile launching from launching pad
  • Aster 30 SAMP/T missile in flight
  • Diagram of the Aster 30 SAMP/T battery contents including missile launchers
  • Aster rocket travelling at 1.4km/sec maximum speed
  • Aster missile shortly after launch showing significant vapour trail
  • Animated computer conception of the Aster rockets
  • Illustration of the Aster multiple targettting capabilities