TDA's Second Generation Rocket System Activated by Induction
ROCKETS ACTIVATED BY INDUCTION
Induction technology is an integral part of TDA's second-generation weapon system, which has been in service for more than 10 years.
Combat-proven in Afghanistan, Libya and Mali and now available for all platforms worldwide, the induction rocket system consists of a series of digital rocket launchers and a range of induction-activated rockets.
TDA induction rocket systems offer a range of benefits for platform integrators and aircrews alike: simplified mechanical systems and logistics operations, fully adaptable loading configurations, in-flight programmable dual-mode rocket capability, fully integrated guided-rocket control, automatic identification of loaded rocket types, and a built-in health and usage monitoring system.
Rockets activated by induction cannot be used as improvised explosive devices or fired by adversary rocket launchers.
In addition, since activation does not require electric cables or physical connectors, foreign object damage to the platform is no longer an issue. The absence of cables and connectors around the munition and the advanced digital launcher interface makes the load/unload process 100% tool-free.
Induction activated rockets meet the most stringent safety and security standards, eliminating misfires, hangfires and accidental ignition. For example, entire weapon systems can be stored in the hangars of helicopter carriers without being dismounted. TDA induction rockets are classified "extremely low hazard" in the Ammunition and Explosives Hazard Classification (AEHC).