US Army testing FOB missile defence system

The United States Armed Forces has teamed with Raytheon to begin testing on a new integrated missile system specifically designed to protect Afghan Forward Operating Bases. Networking the Griffin B Missile with an ISTAR sensor payload, the plan is to provide round-the-clock 360-degree surface to air protection for troops nestled on the frontline through the use of a long endurance surveillance aerostat and ground launchers. Testing and evaluation occurred at Eglin Air Force Base at which a s...
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