Big Army Takes On Small Drones

Brody Ladd | 10/27/2021

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...

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