Army seeks 'interim solution' for Maneuver SHORAD in FY-18

By Courtney McBride / May 31, 2017 at 1:03 PM
The Army plans to spend $20 million in fiscal year 2018 to facilitate development of short-range air defense capabilities for its maneuver formations -- a key deficiency highlighted by service leaders. Justification documents accompanying the FY-18 budget request outline "a multi-phase approach that enables rapid fielding of an initial capability, culminating in a program of record that will field a full capability." The first step will involve fielding of "an interim, near-term Maneuver-Short Range Air Defense (M-SHORAD) solution using an...

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