Army grants ‘urgent material release’ for THAAD, PAC-3 integration in South Korea

By Jason Sherman / November 1, 2022 at 2:07 PM
The Army has formally approved for operational use on South Korea the software and hardware changes to its upper- and lower-tier missile defense weapon systems launched in 2017 in an effort to expand the coverage umbrella of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense and Patriot Advanced Capability-3 systems. On June 28, Maj. Gen. Tom O’Connor, head of U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, approved an urgent material release for the joint emergent operational need (JEON) solution the service developed along...

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