MDA Halts Airborne Concepts For Boost Phase Intercept

Credit: U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has shelved a proposal to use the F-35 to shoot down ballistic missiles, and paused another study looking at firing lasers at missiles from unmanned aircraft systems, the agency’s director said March 4. Both airborne concepts had been promoted as potential boost...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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