Army considering newly tailored 'substantial' air and missile defense unit for Guam

By Jason Sherman / November 3, 2022 at 1:53 PM
Defense Department plans to beef up Guam's air and missile defenses is prompting the Army to contemplate development of an entirely new organization -- likely larger than a Patriot battery -- beginning as soon as fiscal year 2025 as part of the service's contribution to protecting the U.S. territory in the Western Pacific against advanced Chinese threats. Lt. Gen. Daniel Karbler, head of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command, said an assessment is actively in...

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