MDA outfits INDOPACOM with Defense Against Hypersonic Weapons in Pacific

By Jason Sherman / May 4, 2021 at 12:19 PM
The U.S. military has quietly developed and deployed a new operational capability in the Indo-Pacific region to detect and track hypersonic weapons, repurposing existing sensors and command and control systems to display tracks of ultra-fast maneuvering vehicles -- such as those being fielded in increasing numbers by China -- in a development that sheds new light on Pentagon efforts to improve missile warning and missile defense missions. The previously unreported capability, called Defense Against Hypersonic Weapons in the Pacific, has...

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