Unmanned Vehicles

Raytheon JLENS aerostat successfully detects missile threats

19th February 2013 - 17:51 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London

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Raytheon has announced that its Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) tethered surveillance aerostat managed to detect and track four ballistic missile surrogates during recent testing.

According to company statements in a media briefing on 19 February, the system demonstrated tactical ballistic missile defence using ...

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