Raytheon vying for Army short-range mobile air defense program

October 10, 2017

Arizona Daily Star:

Looking to answer an urgent call for new mobile air defense systems, Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has successfully tested a version of its long-lived Stinger surface-to-air missile mounted on a Stryker armored vehicle.

Raytheon said it incorporated its FIM-92 Stinger missile into an existing remote-control weapon station aboard a Stryker during a September demonstration with the U.S. Army at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.

During one of several industry demonstrations in September, the Army fired Stinger missiles from the Stryker vehicle “and successfully intercepted airborne targets,” Raytheon said Monday in a new release.

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