Marine Corps anticipates certification of prototype air-defense system following successful tests

By Nick Wilson / October 3, 2022 at 1:58 PM
The Marine Corps expects a decision in December to certify its prototype air-defense system for deployment, following three successful live-fire tests in fiscal year 2022. In early September, the Ground Based Air Defense Medium Range Intercept Capability (GBAD MRIC) successfully passed its final tests of FY-22 at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, program office spokeswoman Barb Hamby told Inside Defense in an email. The system’s Expeditionary Launcher was tested for the first time on Sept. 7, confirming...

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