Senior Pentagon leaders, technologists in industry and the armed forces, and civilian analysts are advocating a suite of radical technologies for ground-based defense against new air and missile threats, with a number of crucial tests set between now and 2020. Their main motivation is the concern that inexpensive unmanned air vehicles and widely proliferating guided missiles cannot be affordably defeated by conventional interceptor weapons. The new technologies include ultra-wideband ...


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