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Patriot Missile Misfires in Test

On August 20, a U.S. Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptor misfired in a test conducted at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. In the test of the Army’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS), the system successfully destroyed a tactical ballistic missile target with a PAC-3 Cost Reduction...

US Army Completes Second IBCS Limited User Test

On August 20, the U.S. Army intercepted ballistic and cruise missile targets in its second live-fire test of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS). Conducted at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, the test demonstrated the system’s ability to combine inputs from both Patriot and Sentinel radars for missile fire control....

Army Downs Cruise Missiles in IBCS Test

On August 13, the U.S. Army successfully intercepted two cruise missile targets in a demonstration of its IBCS missile defense network. Conducted at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, the exercise tested the system’s ability to combine targeting data from multiple Patriot and Sentinel radars, which were used to fire two Patriot Advanced Capability-3...

US State Department Approves Patriot Sale to Taiwan

On July 9, the U.S. State Department approved a potential $620 million repair and recertification contract for Taiwan’s Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) missiles. The FMS package includes replacing PAC-3 components near expiration, testing and repairs of the current inventory, spare parts for ground support equipment, and logistical support. The PAC-3 uses hit-to-kill technology to intercept...

Army Intercepts Missile Target with Newest Patriot Interceptor

On June 25, a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor was successfully tested at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. In the test, the PAC-3 detected, tracked, and intercepted a tactical ballistic missile target. The PAC-3 MSE is an upgraded variant of the PAC-3 interceptor with an enhanced performance envelope and first...

Yemen Conflict Update: April 6-June 15

Between April 6-June 15, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) reported nine Houthi missile attacks on its territory and within Yemen. CSIS data now includes 163 publicly reported intercepts of missiles fired by Houthi militants. Below is a summary of the most recent missile and drone activity. June 15 KSA intercepts a bomb-laden UAV targeting...