Transfer of Authority of 5-4 ADAR Battalion from 174th ADA Brigade to 52D ADA Brigade
ANSBACH, Germany - The 52D Air Defense Artillery Brigade assumed responsibility of 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Maneuver Short Range Air Defense from the 174th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Ohio Army National Guard in a ceremony today in Ansbach, Germany. The 52D ADA Brigade provides Integrated Air Missile Defense Capabilities to the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, U.S. Army Europe-Africa, U.S. European Command, NATO and partners. The brigade focuses on Integrated Air Missile Defense Capabilities, direct support to the combined land forces combatant commander, V Corps.
“The alignment of 5-4 ADAR (M-SHORAD) underneath the 52D ADA Active-Duty Brigade, is a historic development for USAREUR-AF and the Air Defense Artillery Corps,” said Col. Bruce Bredlow, 52D ADA Brigade Commander as, until now, the 5-4 ADAR Battalion (M-SHOARD) fell under rotational National Guard ADA brigades.