Army demos prototype technology to destroy cruise missile, delinks Patriot interceptor-radar

By Jason Sherman / November 22, 2022 at 12:44 PM
The Army shot down a cruise missile target last week in a paradigm-changing demonstration of a prototype technology that could dramatically increase the defensive range of Patriot interceptors by allowing the guided missiles to use any sensor -- air, ground or sea -- available on the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS). This demonstration of the Remote Interceptor Guidance-360 (RIG-360) -- which showed the potential for delinking Patriot interceptors from their organic radar -- was one of...

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