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  • In addition to developing "boost phase" defenses like Airborne Laser, the agency focused efforts on fielding "hit-to-kill" systems — rocket-launched interceptors that would steer into the path of an incoming m issile and destroy warheads by sheer impact.

    Pentagon Loses War to Zap Airborne Laser From Budget

  • Unfortunately, the extremely high likelihood is that the MDA's impressively high hit-to-kill ratio given above is a complete fraud.

    Review of Weekly Standard Piece on Missile Defense

  • None of these techniques is fully proven, but neither was the hit-to-kill technology begun by President Reagan and later successfully deployed by President Bush.

    Tough Calls, Good Calls

  • Over the weekend, a test of our “hit-to-kill” missile defense system succeeded over the Pacific, providing an excellent backdrop to the Bush-Putin meeting in Genoa.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • RONALD KADISH, DIRECTOR, BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE: ... hit-to-kill technology.

    CNN Transcript Jul 15, 2001

  • Any short-range, intermediate-range and long-range missiles remaining in the targeted country will in theory be destroyed after launching by kinetic, "hit-to-kill" interceptor missiles.

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Heritage Foundation, discusses why the Obama administration shouldnt doubt the effectiveness of current US missile defense systems, due to the 80% effectiveness rate in hit-to-kill testing since 2001 with existing land, sea, and mobile units.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • Obama administration shouldnt doubt the effectiveness of current US missile defense systems, due to the 80% effectiveness rate in hit-to-kill testing since 2001 with existing land, sea, and mobile units.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • Aerojet also provides 180 Attitude Control Motors (ACM's) used on each PAC-3 and PAC-3 MSE interceptor for fly-out maneuvering and hit-to-kill agility, and an advanced Lethality Enhancer (LE) for the MSE interceptor.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • I wonder if this was prompted by China's hit-to-kill missile defense testing …

    Arms Control Wonk

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