Pentagon Assesses How F-35 Can Assist With Boost Phase Intercept

Credit: F-35: USAF
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama—The head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency says the Pentagon is assessing how Lockheed Martin’s F-35 can be used not only as a sensor but also to deliver kinetic weapons to aid with boost phase intercept. U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, MDA director, said at the Space...

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