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MDA Urged To Adapt Existing Missiles For Hypersonic Threat

Credit: SM3: Raytheon
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) for the near-term should apply existing interceptor missiles to shoot down hypersonic glide vehicles and avoid investing in a purpose-built, glide-phase interceptor until the technology matures, a Raytheon executive says.

 

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