Shoffner: Army forging ahead on SHORAD

By Courtney McBride / October 4, 2017 at 10:00 AM
The Army's "phased approach" to closing capabilities gaps in air and missile defense is "ongoing," with senior leaders still determining the path forward. Maj. Gen. Al Shoffner, director of operations for the Army Rapid Capabilities Office, told Inside the Army Sept. 26 that Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley has "directed a pilot" with the goal of determining: "Does it make sense to pursue additional [man-portable air defense systems], and what's the number, and how do we use them?" The...

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