Marine Corps eyes Arkansas site for domestic Tamir interceptor production

By Nick Wilson / August 1, 2023 at 1:06 PM
Marine Corps representatives visited a location in Camden, AR, and met with U.S. defense contractor RTX and Israeli company Rafael to "discuss the possibility" of domestically producing the Tamir interceptor missile, according to a Tuesday service announcement. The Tamir interceptor is used by Israel’s Iron Dome defense system as well as the Marine Corps’ Medium Range Intercept Capability (MRIC) -- a prototype air defense system that combines the Tamir missile with the Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar system and Common Aviation...

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