Army readying second Iron Dome battery; exploring role for 'stand-alone' Israeli system in U.S. architecture

By Jason Sherman / October 18, 2021 at 12:51 PM
The Army -- which earlier this month announced deployment of its first Iron Dome battery to Guam -- is “on track” to ready for deployment a second short-range air defense battery equipped with the Israeli-developed system by December, according to a senior leader, in accordance with statutory mandates to utilize the interim cruise missile defense capability which the service does not plan to fully integrate with other elements of its air- and missile-defense network. Maj. Gen. Brian Gibson, director of...

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