Why NATO is seeking an advanced modular air defence solution
Aiming at rapidly procuring or developing an advanced, versatile, scalable, open-architecture solution, ten NATO countries are refining joint requirements for the Modular Ground Based Air Defence (Modular GBAD) project.
The participant nations are seeking a system that can respond to the proliferation of various types of increasingly sophisticated air threats along the very short, short and medium-range spectrum and can be tailored for individual operations.
This approach will enable Modular GBAD operators to mix and match individual components to create air defence force modules based on a single system.
Speaking to Shephard, a NATO official explained that the goal
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