Air Defense Artillery is a branch of the United States Army that represents considerable authority in hostile to airship weapons. In the U.S. Armed forces, these gatherings are made out of principally air barrier frameworks, for example, the Patriot Missile System, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), and the Avenger Air Defense framework which fires the FIM-92 Stinger rocket. The Air Defense Artillery branch dropped from Anti-Aircraft Artillery into a different branch on 20 June 1968. On 1 December 1968, the ADA branch was approved to wear adjusted Artillery emblem, crossed field weapons with the rocket.
The Branch Motto, “First To Fire”, was received in 1986 by the participants of the ADA Commanders’ Conference at Fort Bliss. As indicated by the Army’s Field Manual 44-100, the mission of the Air Defense Artillery is “to secure the power and chose geopolitical resources from elevated assault, rocket assault, and observation. The Air Defense Formation command centers around the arrangement of CR Air Defense Artillery powers and the main part it needs to play in the improvement of the Air Defense Artillery segment of the landward resistance capacity. The Air Defense Artillery Formation command, including forced undertakings, constitutes the administration of the GBAD part of the landward guard capacity.