Marine Corps weighing feasibility of integrating G/ATOR with Iron Dome

By Jason Sherman  
August 13, 2019 at 1:06 PM
The Marine Corps is weighing integrating parts of the Israeli-designed Iron Dome air and missile defense system with the service's existing capabilities -- including the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) -- to address an urgent warfighting requirement and is planning to soon execute a live-fire demonstration, according to sources. The office of the program manager for ground-based air defense, focused on developing and fielding counter-unmanned air vehicle threats, has been conducting simulation exercises in recent weeks as part of...

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