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Army considers its place in joint missile defense

July 10, 2018 at 3:13 PM
The Army's Initial Maneuver-Short-Range Air Defense system is one of the service's first steps to bring back systems it has allowed to "atrophy," according to the deputy chief of staff (G-9). Rickey Smith said at a Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance event today that an IM-SHORAD system mounted on the Stryker vehicle is the Army's closest route to bridging the gap in that arena. "We took short-range air defense down to a very, very small capacity, and we limited it," he...

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