General Dynamics Land Systems to begin producing Stryker IM-SHORAD UAV defense system in $1.2 billion deal

Oct. 12, 2020
The Stryker combat vehicle-mounted IM-SHORAD helps defend Army infantry warfighters from attack UAVs, combat helicopters, and enemy fixed-wing aircraft.

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Officials of General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, Mich., say their company received a $1.2 billion U.S. Army contract to provide systems that defend forces against drones and other aircraft. The Street reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

12 Oct. 2020 -- The Army’s initial order calls for producing 28 Stryker Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense (IM-SHORAD) air-defense vehicles for $230 million.

IM-SHORAD is designed to counter threats from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), helicopters, and fixed-wing aircraft.

The IM-SHORAD Stryker combat vehicle included a mission equipment package designed by Leonardo DRS, which includes the Raytheon Stinger vehicle missile launcher.

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John Keller, chief editor
Military & Aerospace Electronics

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