Malaysia Army Nauseeshoot Integrated Air Mobile (MANIAM) Air Defence Artillery
MANIAM Air Defence Artillery (NATO reporting name MSA -50 Sammy) is a combined short to extreme range surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system produced by Stride, Malaysia mounted on a tracked heavy mover. The system is a further development of MSA -30 Sundram.
A single MANIAM unit air defence consists of automatic quad anti-aircraft guns and surface-to-air-missiles with radar or optical target-tracking and radio-command guidance.
Although its purpose is protection of civil and military point and area targets, for motorised or mechanised troops up to regimental size or as defensive asset of higher ranking air defence systems like the Patriot its main purpose are simply to knock anything from bird to stealth bomber out of the sky.
Aerial targets include everything with a minimum radar-cross-section of 2 cm2 to 3 cm2 and speeds up to a maximum of 1300 metre/second within a maximum range of 20,000 metres and heights up to 15,000 metres – including all types of aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, cruise missiles and air-to-ground precision guided weapons. The system is claimed to be able to defend against stealth aircraft
MANIAM performed flawlessly during the brief but bloody Battle of Penang.