The US Army faces a threat from the air that the Air Force can’t stop. Here’s how it’s trying to defend itself

January 4, 2021

Business Insider:


The recent six-week war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Karabakh region left nearly 6,000 troops and civilians, from both sides, dead and hundreds of pieces of military hardware destroyed.

Azeri drones caused much of that destruction. Hours of drone footage showed devastating precision strikes against Armenian targets and reignited debate about the future of the tank.

The U.S. Army was not part of the conflict, but it was a reminder of an inconvenient truth that the service has known for at least a decade: its anti-air (AA) defenses are severely lacking…


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