Land-based Medium-range Air-defence

Alpo, Paul V.
June 2009
Armada International;Jun/Jul2009, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p36
The article considers the developments in several land-based medium-range air-defence missile systems. Raytheon has adopted a PDB-3 Quick Response Configuration (QRP) software to improve the effectiveness of the Patriot system against theater ballistic missile (TBM) in 1993. The Aster 30 missile is utilized by the medium-range area defence system Sol-Air Moyenne Portée-Terrestre (SAMP-T) from Eurosam. A solid propellant rocket motor is used in the Iris-T air-to-air heat-seeking missile from Diehl BGT.


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