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Raytheon Completes U.S. Army’s LTAMDS Testing

Raytheon announced on Tuesday that the company has completed technical testing for the U.S. Army’s ring Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) sense-off at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The two-week missile defense demonstration highlighted Raytheon's readiness to deliver mission-critical LTAMDS capability.

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AFRL Demonstrates Aircraft-Mounted Lasers Against Missiles

Air Force Research Laboratory demonstrated the use of a new high energy laser weapon against multiple targets during a test at White Sands Missile Range. The test unit of the Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator shot down multiple missiles on April 23, marking a new milestone for the technology's development, the U.S. Air Force said Friday.

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Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves: Interoperability Between Patriot, THAAD Systems Key to Optimized Missile Defense

Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, director of the Missile Defense Agency, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Tuesday that interoperability between elements of the ballistic missile defense system seeks to help synchronize and integrate platforms to “provide an optimized, layered missile defense.” “Tactical cross-element communication is critical for warfighter coordination to maximize collaborative …

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Army Demos Air Defense System Against UAS, Cruise Missile Threats

The U.S. Army has tested its new air defense system that will work to protect soldiers from aircraft, cruise missiles, unmanned aircraft systems and artillery weapons once it becomes fully developed. The Army said Monday the Integrated Fire Protection Capability Increment 2-Intercept — a joint project of the service branch’s Cruise Missile Defense Systems Project …

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