PAC-3

AcronymDefinition
PAC-3Patriot Advanced Capability - Phase 3
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Two PAC-3 MSE missiles were launched to defend against the incoming target, with the first interceptor hitting the target, as planned.
The PAC-3 interceptor successfully detected, tracked and intercepted a Patriot-as-a-Target (PAAT), which is a legacy Patriot missile modified to represent a tactical ballistic missile common in today s operational environment.
Kelley continued, "Our involvement in the PAC-3 program is testament to the high level of systems engineering and integration which occurs at Coleman Aerospace as well as to the true professionalism of our team.
Army and are confident the men and women of the armed forces can count on the PAC-3 MSE when it matters most, said Scott Arnold, vice president of PAC-3 programs at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
The contract includes PAC-3 and PAC-3 MSE interceptor deliveries for the U.
The PAC-3 missile is a high velocity, hit-to-kill, next generation PATRIOT interceptor that provides enhanced defense against advanced theater ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and hostile aircraft.
The PAC-3 MSE s revolutionary two-pulse solid rocket motor provides increased performance in both altitude and range while employing the same proven hit-to-kill technology that the PAC-3 Missile uniquely brings to the Patriot system.
The contract includes production of 244 hit-to-kill PAC-3 Missiles, 72 launcher modification kits and associated tooling, as well as program management.
The PAC-3 missile and its ground-based fire control computer are being developed for the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) for use by U.
Today's test provides the final flight test data required to demonstrate the design maturity of the PAC-3 MSE configuration and its readiness to enter into production," said Richard McDaniel, vice president of PAC-3 programs at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
Today's flight test provided another example of how the PAC-3 MSE Missile has significantly expanded the Patriot battlespace, engaging a TBM at unprecedented range," said Richard McDaniel, vice president of PAC-3 programs at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.