the world’s Largest military-industrial Corporation, an American Lockheed Martin, and the German company MBDA Deutschland has filed another application for the establishment of a German national air defense system (PVO) of the next generation, according to Defense News.
the Publication notes that before this a meeting of the American and German sides that took place this summer, “almost failed.” Defense News reminds that the “updated proposal” concerns Taktisches Luftverteidigungssystem (TLVS), which will replace the anti-aircraft missile system the MIM-104 Patriot.
According to the publication, one of the differences of German and American parties is a question of distribution of financial risks that may arise in the process of working on TLVS. “Us defence giant finally need to sell the program to the state customer, if he wants to advertise the revolution in the missile defense system has actually occurred,” writes Defense News.
the Publication notes that TLVS involves the detection of targets directly in a segment of 360 degrees and not limited parts of it, as in the case of MIM-104 Patriot.
In September 2019, military expert Alexei Leonov said that the us missile defense system the MIM-104 Patriot without the use of the aviation system of radio-location and guidance Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) equivalent Russian anti-aircraft missile systems (SAMS) “Buk-M2”.