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Don’t Dumb Down This US Army Radar

Abandoning 360-degree coverage would make air defenses more vulnerable and undermine their mission Press reports and statements from U.S. Army leadership suggest that omnidirectional capability for the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor, or LTAMDS, may be slipping away as the threshold requirement it deserves to be. Air defenders and joint forces under their...

US Approves Patriot PAC-3 MSE for German Missile Defense

On November 2, U.S. Air Force Colonel Mike Andrews confirmed U.S. approval of Patriot PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) integration into Germany’s air and missile defense system, TLVS. The PAC-3 is an extended range interceptor and uses hit-to-kill technology, making it more accurate than previous Patriot interceptors. As a part of a multimillion dollar arms...