US Approves Taiwan Stinger Missile Sale

US Approves Taiwan Stinger Missile Sale

On July 8, the U.S. State Department approved a $223 million sale of Stinger surface-to-air missiles to Taiwan. The Stinger is a man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS) capable of engaging low-altitude…

US Army Activates SHORAD Battalion in Germany

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…