Shown are the tests of the American air defense maneuvering system

A video of the tests of the American maneuverable air defense system (air defense

) short-range - Interim Maneuver-Short-Range Air Defense (IM-SHORAD).

The tests took place in early 2020. The military checked the main armament of the system, including the Hellfire missiles, Stinger missiles and the 30mm cannon. The manufacturer IM-SHORAD is already starting the pre-series production of air defense systems. The contract with the US Department of Defense must be completed by September 30, 2025. How many systems will be delivered is unknown.

Voennoye Obozreniye writes that IM-SHORADinstalled on the Stryker platform. Can carry four Stinger launchers and two Hellfire missiles. Uses Israeli hemispherical radar. IM-SHORAD can interact with field air defense systems and the field identification system "friend or foe" Blue Force Tracker.

The novelty can counter both drones and enemy aircraft.