Army immediately launching new Mid-Range Capability program; eyeing Tomahawk, SM-6

By Jason Sherman / October 28, 2020 at 5:30 PM
The Army is moving to adopt land-based variants of the Navy's strike inventory -- eyeing the Tomahawk cruise missile and Standard Missile-6 -- in order to field by 2023 a prototype Mid-Range Capability battery, filling an "extremely high risk" capability gap by adding a layer to its long-range precision fires portfolio for targets between the ranges of its planned Precision Strike Missile and Long Range Hypersonic Weapon. In early July -- following two years of internal analytic assessment of a...

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