DOD, Lockheed fire PAC-3 from Navy launch tube, new demonstration with implications for ship defense

By Jason Sherman / May 20, 2024 at 2:11 PM
The U.S. military and Lockheed Martin fired an Army air-defense missile from a Navy vertical launch tube in an on-land demonstration of a new capability that could allow the U.S. military to arm ships with the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 family of missiles an event funded by a classified Defense Department customer. During a flight test at White Sands Missile Range, NM, a PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement -- the most advanced guided-missile interceptor in the Patriot inventory -- was shot from...

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