Germany Freezes TLVS Plans, Opts For Patriot Upgrade

Credit: MBDA / Bernhard Huber
The future of the ground-based air defense system formerly known as the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) appears fragile after procurement of the system by the German government was put on ice. Berlin’s purchase of the Lockheed Martin/MBDA joint development—which was renamed TLVS in...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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