One of the Army’s first tasks when it was put in charge of the military’s
counter-small uncrewed aircraft systems programs was to reduce the
existing inventory to fewer than 10 systems in three categories. The only
mobile/mounted system to make the cut was the Marine Corps Light-Mobile
Air Defense Integrated System (L-MADIS). Above, a Marine programs a
prototype system on a Polaris MRZR ATV during a training exercise in 2018.
The drone has come into its own as a battlefield asset...