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What you need to know about the missile defense system that just intercepted a practice target in space
$244 million to destroy a dummy under ideal conditions.
The U.S. Says It Could Stop A North Korean Missile. How?
North Korea has basically zero chance of hitting anyone but themselves with a nuke. But if they did manage to launch a missile, what technology do we have to stop it?
The Airborne Laser, Missile-Zapping Laser Plane of the Future, Is No More
The Missile Defense Agency’s Airborne Laser Test Bed (ALTB) is dead after a long battle with Pentagon budgetary priorities and...
For the First Time, Satellites Track a Ballistic Missile Through All Phases of Flight
When it comes to space-based missile defense, history tells us it’s a good idea to be skeptical of any given...
ALTB FAIL: Airborne Laser Weapon Fails Second Test Firing in a Row
The Missile Defense Agency’s airborne laser weapon is supposed to save us all from imminent nuclear demise, but after yesterday’s...
Airborne Laser Weapon Fails to Take Down Dummy Nuke in Critical 100-Mile Test Shot
The Missile Defense Agency’s Airborne Laser Test Bed (ALTB) – formerly known simply as the Airborne Laser – has endured...
Airborne Laser Blasts Off
Anti-Ballistic-Missile Plane Gets First Test
Meet the homeland security blimp, flying high by 2006.
He Feeds Uncle Sam’s Need for Speed
Dave Minto oversees hyper-speed ground tests of everything the Air Force shoots into the air.