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Army eyes production of Stryker-mounted SHORAD capability

December 05, 2017 |
Courtney McBride
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The Army aims to determine whether industry can produce a vehicle-mounted, short-range air defense system to counter unmanned aerial system threats in the near term. According to a request for information published Dec. 5, the service is seeking delivery of 72 "interim maneuver short-range air defense (IM-SHORAD) systems" by the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2021. The solicitation refers to adversaries’ development of "a suite of airborne capabilities, supported by an integrated mix of surface-to-air and surface-to-surface effectors." The Army...

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