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
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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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