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MIM-104 Patriot PAC-3  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2003
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: MIM-104F
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Lockheed Martin and Raytheon
Parent System: MIM-104 Patriot
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1985
Total Production: ?
Family Members: MIM-104 Patriot
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Description: The Patriot PAC-3 is an upgraded model from baseline Patriot air defense system. The latest variant of Patriot air defense system features improved MPQ-53 radar set, MSQ-104 Engagement Control Station, Patriot PAC-2 and PAC-3 missiles. As of late August 2013, the US Army plans call for the Patriot air defense missile system to remain fielded by 2040-2048.

The Patriot PAC-3 missiles are intended against high-performance ballistic missiles in clutter conditions. PAC-2 missiles will counter aircraft, cruise missile and ballistic missiles in heavy countermeasures environments. Patriot PAC-3 system has been developed to operate in multiple engagement scenarios launching multiple separate Patriot missiles simultaneously.

MIM-104 Patriot PAC-3 Specifications

Engaged Aerial Targets: 9
Tracked Aerial Targets: 100
Target's Max Altitude: 24,000 meter (78,740 foot)
Weapon Max Range: 70,000 meter
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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MIM-104 Patriot PAC-3 News

There are 49 news between
12 Aug 2004 and 7 Aug 2017
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Monday, August 7, 2017Lockheed Martin Unveils Next Generation Patriot Missile Defense Sensor Technology
Tuesday, July 11, 2017FMS: Romania Requests Sale of Seven Patriot PAC-3 Air Defense Systems
Thursday, December 29, 2016Undisclosed Customer to Upgrade Patriot Missile System
Monday, November 28, 2016Japan Orders Patriot PAC-3 Increased Missile Defense Capability
Tuesday, September 6, 2016Poland to Request Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System
Thursday, June 23, 2016Kuwait to Upgrade its Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems
Tuesday, February 2, 2016Raytheon Upgrades Patriot PAC-3 MPQ-65 Radar with AESA Technology
Tuesday, November 24, 2015PAC-3 Missile Intercepts Target in Flight Test
Thursday, November 19, 2015Latest Version of Patriot Neutralizes Two Ballistic Missiles During Flight Test
Wednesday, April 22, 2015Poland to Buy Patriot PAC-3 Missile Defense Systems

Operators & Related Equipment

At least three systems were upgraded to the PAC-3 configuration
Upgraded MIM-104 Patriot systems
Missile systems ordered in April 2015 to be delivered in 2022
Saudi Arabia?
Systems upgraded to PAC-3 configuration by Raytheon under a contract issued in June 2011
Three upgraded Patriot PAC-2 fire units

Grand Total 179
Cannons & Gear
Defensive Weapons
Patriot PAC-2
Patriot PAC-3
Patriot PAC-3 MSE
Protection Systems
Sensor Systems
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