CWS Rocket Fire
November 15, 2023
September 12, 2023 - U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, DEVCOM, Containerized Weapon Systems (CWS) firing a rocket during Red Sands Integrated Experimentation Center 23.2 at Shamal-2 Range in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Red Sands Live Effects 23.2 is a counter-small Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-sUAS) exercise conducted by the Saudi Arabian Armed Forces and U.S. Army Central. This bilateral exercise at the Shamal-2 Range in northeastern Saudi Arabia is the second iteration of the Red Sands Integrated Experimentation Center (IEC) concept, a forum to test and field counter-UAS systems and implement best practices to optimize interoperability between partners and systems.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Rhema Eggleston.