US Naval Institute Calls For Medium-Range Air Defense For Marines


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Summary Marines need dedicated medium-range air defense against evolving threats, especially from China's PLA. Proposed ACV-MRAD system to integrate existing technology, like ACV vehicle and modified MML launcher. China's A2/AD strategy threatens US air capabilities in South China Sea, requiring more capable defense systems. The US Naval Institute has stressed the need for a medium-range air defense system for the Marine Corps amid an ever-evolving battlefield. The system would be fitted to an amphibious combat vehicle (ACV) and help ground troops combat enemy air forces. Marines need air defense boost According to the US Naval Institute, the Marines will require...