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US Army conducts live-fire test with LTAMDS

21st November 2023 - 07:13 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City

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LTAMDS is a 360-degree, active electronically scanned array radar. (Photo: Raytheon)

The trial involved the deployment of a cruise missile surrogate which was acquired and tracked by LTAMDS.

The US Army has been progressing with the integration of the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) in its existing defence infrastructure and has evaluated the system’s capabilities during a live-fire test.

Raytheon announced on 20 November that the sensor successfully accomplished the trial. Conducted at the White Sands Missile Range (New Mexico), the test involved the deployment of a cruise missile surrogate, which was acquired and tracked by LTAMDS.

The target was flying a representative threat trajectory. LTAMDS passed its data to the Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) for launch command and guided a PAC-3 missile to

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Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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