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U.S. Successfully Tests Interception of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Posted by M. C. on March 27, 2019

We have been spending trillions on Russian/Chinese ICBM defense since the Soviets were given the bomb  in the 40’s and we have just done a successful test NOW!!!

Details are secret of course. One missile, time and track known in advance. Not 300 launched at once, most fake to draw defenses away and unknown targets. The reason Cray computers were born, to figure all that out. They probably don’t work either.

To paraphrase an ex president-it depends on what your definition of success is.

I think I have heard this story before. It must be groundhog day.

https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2019/03/26/u-s-successfully-tests-interception-intercontinental-ballistic-missile/

by Ben Kew

The U.S. military successfully tested the interception of an intercontinental ballistic missile on Monday, in a first-of-its-kind test of the nation’s missile defense program.

According to U.S. military officials, the intercontinental ballistic missile was fired from the Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands about 4,000 miles from the West coast.

The test was intended to demonstrate how well the U.S. military could respond in the event of a missile being fired from a hostile force such as Iran or North Korea…

Success is better than failure, but because of the secrecy I have no idea how high the bar was set,” she said. “How realistic was the test? The Pentagon had a very long way to go to demonstrate the system works in a real-world situation.”…

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