M-SHORAD, fielded to counter Russian threats, deemed not yet operationally effective, suitable

By Jason Sherman / January 31, 2022 at 11:18 AM
The Maneuver-Short Range Air Defense system -- rapidly acquired by the Army in response to capabilities Russia demonstrated in 2014 against Ukraine and which is now being fielded to units in Europe -- is not yet operationally effective nor operationally suitable. That is a key finding of the Pentagon’s top weapons tester, according to a new report to Congress and the defense secretary, which notes full details about the shortcomings of the new air-defense system are in a classified initial...

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