MDA Backs Laser-Equipped UAVs To Shoot Down Missiles

Credit: Phantom Eye: Boeing
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency did not retire its dreams of a flying laser for boost-phase missile interception along with the junked Boeing 747-400-based YAL-1 Airborne Laser test bed, having instead redirected its focus to high-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft. The agency’s...

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