PAC-3 armed with new software intercepts advanced medium-range ballistic missile target

By Jason Sherman / March 30, 2023 at 1:08 PM
HUNTSVILLE, AL -- The Army last week executed a live-fire test of the Patriot air defense system -- pitting a developmental PAC-3 software upgrade to address more advanced threats -- against a medium-range ballistic missile target at a test site in the Western Pacific. The March 23 event at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands -- where the U.S. government has a missile defense test range -- was the first in a series of flight tests to validate software updates...

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