Army awards contract for M-SHORAD

By Ashley Tressel / August 1, 2019 at 4:05 PM
The Army has awarded a contract to Kord Technologies of Huntsville, AL, teamed with competing subcontractors Northrop Grumman and Raytheon, to build a directed-energy prototype for the Maneuver-Short Range Air Defense project, the service announced today. The prototype will deliver 50 kw-class lasers on a platoon of four Stryker vehicles in fiscal year 2022, according to a press release. M-SHORAD is "intended to protect maneuvering brigade combat teams from unmanned aerial systems (UAS); rotary-wing aircraft; and rockets, artillery and mortar...

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