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Raytheon demos missile-defense capabilities for U.S. Army at LTAMDS sense-off

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May 22, 2019

Lisa Daigle

Assistant Managing Editor

Military Embedded Systems

U.S. ARMY WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. Raytheon has completed technical testing during the U.S. Army's Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) sense-off at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, during which Raytheon demonstrated its readiness to deliver mission-critical LTAMDS capability to the U.S. Army.

During the sense-off, say Raytheon officials, the company's LTAMDS solution demonstrated the key mission capabilities to service members; validated the maturity of the LTAMDS design; acquired and tracked a variety of threat-representative targets; demonstrated advanced capabilities showcasing Raytheon's solution; and showed soldiers how to maintain and sustain the equipment. The LTAMDS is intended to replace the venerable Patriot missile in combat operations.

Strategic partners Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Cummings Aerospace, IERUS Technologies, Kord, Mercury Systems, and nLogic were integral, say organizers, to achieving the Army's accelerated sense-off timetable. During the next phase of the competition, Raytheon will develop and deliver a final proposal addressing the Army's key evaluation criteria.

 

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