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U.S. Army to test a next generation ballistic missile this month

U.S. Army to test a next generation ballistic missile this month

The U.S. Army is set to test a next generation ballistic missile this month, which will leverage current launchers and be capable of achieving greater ranges than current technology, according…

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Bell unveils next-generation rotorcraft, promising a new era on the modern battlefield

Bell unveils next-generation rotorcraft, promising a new era on the modern battlefield

Bell Textron Inc., part of American conglomerate Textron, said on Wednesday it is moving forward on a U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Competitive Prototype program it claims will…

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Army testing modernized UH-60V Black Hawk digital cockpit

Army testing modernized UH-60V Black Hawk digital cockpit

Combat aviators are conducting operational tests of Army modernization efforts using three UH-60V Black Hawk helicopters. The UH-60V Black Hawk will retrofit the Army's remaining UH-60L helicopter fleet's analog

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Oshkosh Defense exhibits JLTV combat capabilities at Modern Day Marine 2019

Oshkosh Defense exhibits JLTV combat capabilities at Modern Day Marine 2019

A 4-door General Purpose JLTV will be equipped with the Javelin Integration Kit (JIK), LW30 Remote Weapon Station (RWS), and, for the first time, a Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance System…

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The U.S. Army plans to send newest Stryker MSL (Maneuver SHORAD Launcher) short-range Air Defense systems armed with Hellfire missiles to Europe, Warrior Mavin reports It is reported that Stryker armored fighting vehicles with AGM-114

Hellfire missiles are headed to Europe sooner than expected to bolster the short-range air defense (SHORAD) systems that the U.S Army has funneled into the region to counter Russia.

 “We are looking for a rapid solution for the near-term fight,” Maj. Gen. John Ferarri, Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation, told Warrior Maven in an interview.

The U.S. Army in Europe is in urgently needed air defense system of this class to counter Russia in Europe and provide more support to maneuvering Brigade Combat Teams in combat. The fighting experience in Syria and Iraq showed еру increased close-in air threats from the possible use by a potential enemy of cruise missiles and small unmanned aerial vehicles.

The program, which plans to deploy its first vehicles to Europe by 2020, is part of an Army effort called short-range-air-defense – Initial Maneuver (SHORAD).

Senior leaders say the service plans to build its first Stryker SHORAD prototype by 2019 as a step toward producing 144 initial systems. The Stryker MSL is one of most advanced short-range air defense system designed to meets the U.S. Army’s emerging operational need to counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Rotary Wing (RW) and Cruise Missile (CM) threats.

The new short-range air defense system mounted on a Stryker combat vehicle and jointly developed by Boeing and General Dynamics Land Systems.

The Stryker is a family of eight-wheel drive combat vehicles than can travel at speeds up to 62 mph on highways, with a range of 312 miles. It operates with the latest C4ISR equipment as well as detectors for nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. Stryker vehicle configurations include the nuclear, chemical and biological reconnaissance vehicle; anti-tank guided missile and medical evacuation vehicles; and carriers for mortars, engineer squads, infantry squads, command groups, and fire support teams.

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