US Army Issues Request for Patriot LTAMDS Prototype

US Army Issues Request for Patriot LTAMDS Prototype

In a request for proposals issued May 14, the U.S. Army has solicited new prototype radars for its Patriot modernization effort. Initiated in 2017, the Lower Tier Air-and-Missile Defense Sensor…

US Tests Patriot GEM-T with GaN

US Tests Patriot GEM-T with GaN

From February 17-21, at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) 2019 in Abu Dhabi, the United States completed three Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical Ballistic Missile (GEM-T) test launches with…

The 2019 Missile Defense Review: A Good Start

The 2019 Missile Defense Review: A Good Start

The Trump administration has today released its long-awaited Missile Defense Review (MDR). Initiated pursuant to both congressional and presidential direction, the report represents an attempt to adapt U.S. missile defense…

Don’t Dumb Down This US Army Radar

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…

US Approves Patriot PAC-3 MSE for German Missile Defense

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…