North Korea's Nightmare: Can U.S. Navy Destroyers Shoot Down Enemy ICBMs?
The National Interest -

Kris Osborn


If yes, then what about hypersonic missiles?

Here's What You Need to Remember: A Navy-ship fired SM-3 IIA, recently demonstrated to be capable of destroying ICBMs, brings new geographical launch possibilities.

Having a U.S. Navy destroyer able to take out intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is a radical development that multiplies defenses in unprecedented ways. 

The mid-course phase of flight during which an ICBM travels through space toward its descent back into...

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