Short Range Air Defense interim solution to be chosen by end of year

March 19, 2018

Defense News:

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army plans to choose an interim solution to meet a much-needed Short Range Aird Defense (SHORAD) capability in Europe by the end of the year, according to Brig. Gen. Randy McIntire, who is leading the service’s modernization efforts in air-and-missile defense.

The directed requirement for a SHORAD solution has been signed by the Army vice chief of staff and now the Army’s cross-functional team assigned to work on air-and-missile defense modernization is working with the Army acquisition community to come up with a procurement plan, McIntire told Defense News in a March 14 interview…

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