DOD completes 'successful' demo of data exchange key for domestic cruise missile defense

By Jason Sherman / September 18, 2023 at 12:51 PM
The Defense Department earlier this month completed a joint tactical integrated fire control demonstration that culminated with simulated missile attack and response in skies over the Washington, DC area that will now inform an ongoing Air Force effort to design a program of record for a domestic cruise missile defense capability. The Missile Defense Agency-led project was a nearly two-year effort in response to a U.S. Northern Command requirement for an improved homeland defense capability to counter advanced air-breathing missiles,...

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