LTAMDS ‘nominal’ in first live-fire test; surrogate cruise missile intercepted

By Jason Sherman / November 17, 2023 at 5:12 PM
The Army’s Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) -- in a seminal event for the service’s decade-long effort to field a next-generation, 360-degree radar -- detected a cruise missile target and guided a Patriot interceptor to destroy the threat during a live-fire test at White Sands Missile Range, NM. On Nov. 16, LTAMDS used its primary sector array to detect, track and classify an air-breathing threat while tied into the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System...

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