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US Army Activates SHORAD Battalion in Germany

On November 28, the U.S. Army in Europe activated the 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment in Germany. The 5th Battalion was deactivated following the end of the Cold War and is the first such battalion activated in Germany since. Colonel David Shank, commander of the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, emphasized...

U.S. Army Choosing Interim SHORAD By 2019

U.S. Army officials plan to choose an interim Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) capability in Europe by the end of the year. Brigadier General Randy McIntire, the head of the new Army Cross-Functional Team on air and missile defense, said that the Army should be able to choose between two viable systems by the end...