02 August 2008

Wow! Missile Defense Uses Radar!

Isn't it reassuring to know that a successful test of Missile Defense "proves" that MD radar can track missiles? Since radar has been around since before WWII, it's good to know that we can use a technology that's only been been used for seventy years. Oh, and aren't we launching old Polaris and Minuteman missiles as our targets? 21st century technology?

US Missile Defence completes Target Tracking and Radar Exercise

Written by FIDSNS http://frontierindia.net on July 19, 2008 – 9:30 am -

Lieutenant General Henry A. “Trey” Obering, Missile Defense Agency director, announced the successful execution of an important system test today during which a long-range ballistic missile was tracked by radars of the missile defense system.

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