US Marine Corps Boosts Its Air Defense Capabilities With New MADIS System

The Marine Air Defense Integrated System (MADIS), an innovative air defense capability, has marked a significant enhancement in the U.S. Marine Corps’ ability to counter unmanned aircraft systems. In a pivotal development this past December 2023, the Program Executive Officer Land Systems conducted a successful test of the MADIS low-rate initial production model. This test carried out at the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, saw the system effectively engage and destroy multiple drone targets during a live-fire exercise. Read full Defense News at this link …

U.S. Marines with Marine Corps Systems Command, fire a Stinger Missile from a Marine Air Defense Integrated System (MADIS) Mk1  vehicle at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, December 13, 2023. (Picture source U.S. DoD)

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