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Monday, December 05, 2016

US Military Develops 'Multi-Object Kill Vehicle' to Blast Enemy Nukes

Defensive weapons that can intercept and destroy enemy missiles before they can harm the United States or its allies have been a key part of military strategy for decades, but the rules of the game are changing.

More countries have or are developing long-range missile technology, including systems that can carry multiple warheads, known as Multiple Independently Targetable Re-entry Vehicles (MIRVs) and/or decoys.

"Both China and Russia possess the MIRV capability for their ballistic missiles. In 2014, reports confirmed that Iran too had developed Multiple Re-entry Vehicles (MRVs) for their ballistic missiles. Cold War literature suggests that MIRVs are first strike weapons and could be strategically destabilizing," independent consultant Debalina Ghoshal wrote in a June 2016 report for the Federation of American Scientists.

"The United States realizes these threats and is working towards a robust missile defense system," she said.

Last year, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency awarded contracts to Raytheon, Lockheed-Martin and Boeing to begin designing what is known as a "Multi-Object Kill Vehicle" or MOKV, which could destroy several objects in space with a single launch.

"Ten years ago, we had a single kill vehicle on a single interceptor. Kill vehicles today are the size of a toaster..

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Anonymous said...

Believe it or not,there is actually a counter measure for this weapon in the works.Any time a sophisticated weapon of any type is developed the blueprint is BOUGHT by our enemies,or aquired by any means necessary.Before this device becomes a reality it's Achilles heel has already been established.The general public should never have been given knowledge of this.

Anonymous said...

Star Wars program from the Regan era.

Anonymous said...

Our so-called Leaders think only about WAR and DEATH.
Modern society is being inducted into a Death Cult.
We worship warfare and those who participate in it.

Anonymous said...

And the dems gave Regan hell over the same idea. We need this if I case little Kim decided to launch a missile!