It explained that the Bahrain government requested to buy 60 Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles, 36 Patriot MIM-104E Guidance Enhanced Missiles (GEM-T) missiles with canisters, nine M903 Launching Stations (LS), five Antenna Mast Groups (AMG), three Electrical Power Plants (EPP) III, two AN/MPQ-65 Radar Sets (RS), and two AN/MSQ-132 Engagement Control
The US Congress, whose members are renowned for their anti-Turkey stance, has been notified of the proposed sale, which will consist of 80 Patriot guidance-enhanced missiles and 60 other missiles, as well as launching stations, radar sets and engagement control
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the State Department had approved the sale of 80 Patriot guidance-enhanced missiles and 60 other missiles to Ankara along with related equipment, including radar sets, engagement control
stations and launching stations.
The sale would also include four engagement control
stations, mobile units that control the entire Patriot system.
Young and old Signaleers alike arriving to ADA units are very surprised to see that the equipment is still being utilized in communications packages to include the Engagement Control
Station, the Information Control Center, and the Communications Relay Group.
Clean Circuit Cards in Radar and Engagement Control
According to the Army website, the PAC-3 upgrade program incorporates significant upgrades to the phased array radar set and engagement control
station, and adds the new PAC-3 missile, which utilizes hit-to-kill technology for greater lethality against tactical ballistic missiles armed with weapons of mass destruction.
The solution, a mobile advanced engagement control
station housed in a 15-foot shelter and equipped with office-like working positions, each one with a keyboard and a screen, allows one to manage the local area air defence and thereby optimise the use of the weapons.