A Ukrainian air defense unit employs the IRIS-T system to intercept Russian targets. IRIS-T is a medium-range surface-to-air missile system provided to Ukraine by Germany. The system possesses an infrared capability and can neutralize a variety of targets including missiles, rockets, and drones. Ukrainian forces have reported that IRIS-T is extremely effective, though the Russians have been able to neutralize at least three systems using Lancet drones.


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Cam served as an infantry officer in the Marine Corps, deploying to the Horn of Africa and participating in combat operations in Iraq. He currently works in the maritime industry and in the defense sector as an instructor of combined arms planning and operations. An avid sailor, Cam founded and directs Triumph Sailing, a nonprofit that supports veterans and first responders through adventure and fellowship on the water. Triumph Sailing just completed its big yearly event, an offshore race in the Gulf of Mexico with an all veteran crew. You can support the mission and next year's sailing season at Tri-Sail.Org.

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A Ukrainian air defense unit employs the IRIS-T system to intercept Russian targets. IRIS-T is a medium-range surface-to-air missile system provided to Ukraine by Germany. The system possesses an infrared capability and can neutralize a variety of targets including missiles, rockets, and drones. Ukrainian forces have reported that IRIS-T is extremely effective, though the Russians have been able to neutralize at least three systems using Lancet drones.


About the Author

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Cam

Cam served as an infantry officer in the Marine Corps, deploying to the Horn of Africa and participating in combat operations in Iraq. He currently works in the maritime industry and in the defense sector as an instructor of combined arms planning and operations. An avid sailor, Cam founded and directs Triumph Sailing, a nonprofit that supports veterans and first responders through adventure and fellowship on the water. Triumph Sailing just completed its big yearly event, an offshore race in the Gulf of Mexico with an all veteran crew. You can support the mission and next year's sailing season at Tri-Sail.Org.

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