07 Dec '17, 10am

US Army seeks air defence and C-UAV system for Stryker vehicles

US Army seeks air defence and C-UAV system for Stryker vehicles

The US Army is looking for an interim close-in air defence and counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) system to field on its Stryker wheeled infantry carrier and reconnaissance vehicles. The US Army is looking to equip its Stryker vehicles with a short-range air defence and C-UAV system that can destroy or jam airborne threats while the vehicle is either stationary or moving. (US Army) A request for information (RFI) for 72 Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense (IM-SHORAD) systems was issued by the service on 5 December to determine if there were any sources that would meet its specific requirements. As posted on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website, the RFI calls for a kinetic and non-kinetic solution to be integrated onto the Stryker vehicle. The system’s sensor must be interoperable with the Thales Raytheon Systems (TRS) AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel air-def...

Full article: http://www.janes.com/article/76225/us-army-seeks-air-defe...

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