Navy ships lack 'capability and capacity' to defeat complex raids; Lockheed offering PAC-3 MSE

By Jason Sherman / May 22, 2023 at 6:11 PM
Lockheed Martin is offering the most advanced variant of the Patriot interceptor -- the PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement -- to bolster ship defense in the wake of a newly revealed lack of "capability and capacity" to defeat complex raids of hypersonic and cruise missiles. The company is self-funding an effort to adapt the PAC-3 MSE as a lower-tier, hit-to-kill capability for Navy surface combatants and plans to test a new sensor that is being added to the Army guided missile...

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