A Patriot missile's destruction of a British Royal Air Force Tornado in the Iraq war underscores the need to give aviation and missile forces a better view of the battlespace, according to new reports released by U.S. Central Command and the British Ministry of Defence. "The airspace is very crowded," the U.S. report says. "More effort needs to be expended in finding ways to deconflict that airspace and ensure that everyone's situational awareness is complete." The U.S. report, ...
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