Army announces plan to acquire Iron Dome

By Jason Sherman / February 8, 2019 at 1:36 PM
The Army last week officially announced plans to produce "a limited number" of Iron Dome air-defense systems, a move first reported by Inside Defense last month. "The U.S. Army has announced its intent to procure a limited number of Iron Dome weapon systems to fill its short-term need for an interim Indirect Fire Protection Capability (IFPC)," Col. Patrick Seiber, spokesman for Army Futures Command, said in a Feb. 6 statement. "The Iron Dome will be assessed and experimented as a...

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