The U.S. Military Built-in Fires Mission Command and Troopers of the third Battalion forty third Air Protection Artillery Regiment performed a profitable missile flight check with the Built-in Air & Missile Protection Battle Command System at White Sands Missile Vary, New Mexico on Nov. 17, 2022. The Particular Take a look at Occasion, directed by the Air and Missile Protection Take a look at Directorate Operational Take a look at Command had a check goal of demonstrating Military Built-in Air & Missile Protection functionality to execute kill chain in opposition to a floor launched cruise missile surrogate. The three-43 ADA Troopers executed the profitable engagement utilizing the IBCS, PATRIOT and Sentinel radars with tailored PATRIOT launchers utilizing PATRIOT interceptors. Preliminary indications are that the deliberate flight check goals in opposition to the cruise missile menace have been achieved, and the goal was efficiently intercepted.

“In the present day our troops continued to indicate nice proficiency with the Built-in Air and Missile Protection Battle Command System,” stated Brig. Gen. Frank Lozano, Program Government Officer, Missiles and Area. “The success of this check confirms that IBCS is advancing alongside the precise path in turning into the muse of our nation’s modernized Air & Missile Protection capabilities. I need to thank all our excellent Troopers who proved, as soon as once more, to be remarkably efficient of their mission of standing ready to defend our Nation.”


The U.S. Military examined the Built-in Air and Missile Protection (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) on Dec. 12, 2019, when Patriot PAC-2 missiles intercepted two cruise missile targets, clearing the best way for its operational analysis.

“This profitable check confirms that IBCS is properly positioned to fight the current and future threats to our Nation and allies,” stated Military Col. Chris Hill, Mission Supervisor of the IFMC Mission Workplace, Huntsville, AL. “I need to thank the excellent Troopers from 3-43 ADA BN and the Built-in Fires Mission Command Workplace who, as soon as once more, confirmed their exceptional professionalism and resilience in demonstrating this functionality in assist of our Nation’s protection. We’ll proceed to be attentive to Warfighter necessities and work as an built-in crew dedicated to modernizing our Military.”

IBCS continues to display the potential to grow to be the subsequent technology Air and Missile Protection Command and Management for the U.S. Military. Military Built-in Air and Missile Protection (AIAMD) integrates present and future Air and Missile Protection (AMD) Sensors, Weapons, and Mission Command applied sciences into an Built-in Hearth Management System, offers a single air image, will increase defended space, and offers flexibility in programs deployment. The Built-in Battle Command System (IBCS) is the fireplace management and operational middle functionality that gives larger protection effectiveness than what may be supplied within the present single sensor fireplace unit assemble. IFMC is managed by the Program Government Workplace Missiles and Area, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.