Long-term 'bridging strategy' eyed for Patriot-radar replacements

By Sebastian Sprenger / March 28, 2016 at 12:18 PM
The Army may be looking for an eventual replacement of its Patriot sensors, but that time is considered so far in the future that modernization investments for the legacy equipment are due sooner, a senior official said. The assessment, delivered by the head of the Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Lt. Gen. David Mann, last week, puts cold water on the expectation that a recent analysis of alternatives for an eventual replacement of lower-tier antimissile equipment will manifest itself...

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