Manufacturer: Rheinmetall Defence  
Product type: Screen Laying Systems  
Name: Self-screening system  

Maske™ - the rapid reaction multispectral self protection for combat vehicles.

Maske™ munitions comprise a range of multispectral jamming and screening smoke grenades to protect combat vehicles threatened by visual and infrared observation, visual and infrared aiming equipment, visual and infrared sensor-guided weapons, laser illuminators, beam-riders and laser range finders.

The Maske™ design is based on a bimodular ammunition concept consisting of a rapid-reaction jamming module producing intense over-radiation utilising proven decoy technology and a long-duration module producing visual and infrared screening smoke.

The jamming and screening effectiveness of the Maske™ technologies has been successfully tested and proven in various field trials including anti-tank missile firings.

Maske™ products are available for most common launching equipment in calibres

66, 76 and 81 mm.

Main features

  • Rapid reacting, multispectral smoke grenade

  • Bimodular ammunition concept with rapid-reaction flare deployment and long duration IR and visual screening component

  • Jamming effect created by overradiation utilizing proven decoy technologies

  • Effective against simultaneous and multiple attacks of sensor-guided weapons

  • No toxicity restrictions

  • Nato-proven and in service

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