Marine Corps to continue testing prototype air defense system

By Nick Wilson / August 17, 2022 at 12:44 PM
The Marine Corps is planning a third live-fire test of a prototype air defense system within the next six weeks, following two successful tests in which the system detected, tracked and destroyed multiple targets. During a June assessment at White Sand Missile Range in New Mexico, the Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar system (G/ATOR) was able to simultaneously track multiple in-air targets with varying flight trajectories and velocities. G/ATOR quickly shared information with other components of the system, allowing it to...

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