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COVID-19: Army Delays Missile Defense Network Test EXCLUSIVE

Wednesday, April 8, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Sydney J. Freedberg  |  April 7, 2020  |  Breaking Defense


The long-awaited IBCS battle network is meant to connect a wide range of Army radars and weapons – and potentially other services’ as well – for anti-aircraft and missile defense.

WASHINGTON: The Army has indefinitely postponed a major test of its IBCS air and missile defense network to protect the soldiers and civilians involved from the COVID-19 coronavirus, Breaking Defense has learned.

A battalion of air defense troops who’d been training for weeks at White Sands Missile Range have been sent back to home base. Even more important for public health, technical experts from multiple Army agencies and contractors will no longer have to travel to the test. READ MORE...

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