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What does SHORAD stand for?

SHORAD stands for Short-Range Air Defense

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More than 130 rockets have been fired from Gaza across the border in the last 24 hours, including 45 since midnight, of which 13 were intercepted by Israel's new Iron Dome short-range air defense system, Haaretz said.
During the reset of our first Avenger battalion--from the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia--we decided that we would ask the unit to relinquish control of the vehicles and ship the fire units to Letterkenny [for] more detailed maintenance," said Chief Warrant Officer 4 Tom LaFontaine of the Short-Range Air Defense Project Office.
According to the Defense Services Asia newsletter ''Today,'' Malaysia will sign seven agreements to purchase, among other items, short-range air defense missiles, anti-armory weaponry, specialized infantry light arms and combat systems upgrades.