Army takes step to strengthen missile defense in South Korea

By Connie Lee / September 26, 2017 at 11:44 AM
The 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade recently completed an eight-month Patriot modernization effort in South Korea, according to the unit's former commander. Speaking on a panel at a Sept. 20 Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance event, Col. Mark Holler highlighted the effort as one of the steps the Army has taken to deter North Korean nuclear threats. He characterized the move as the "most significant software and hardware modernization of the Patriot weapon system since the 1990s." Holler now serves as...

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