U.S. testing upgraded air defense system for Middle East militaries

September 2013
Geo-Strategy Direct;9/4/2013, p12
The article reports that an improved variant of an air defense system acquired by Middle East militaries is being tested by the U.S. Army. It is noted that trials of an Israeli-origin concept meant to destroy incoming short-range rockets have been overseen by the Army. It is mentioned that a 107 mm rocket has been destroyed in the second series of the program's flight tests by Raytheon Co. in August 2013.


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