Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Army Seeks 1,000-Mile Missiles Vs. Russia, China « Breaking Defense - Defense industry news, analysis and commentary
WASHINGTON: For the first time since the Soviet Union fell, the Army is developing weapons with a thousand-mile range. That’s roughly five times the range of anything the Army fields today and three times the range of previously announced programs. The payoff in a future war with Russia or China could be dramatic – but the technological, financial and even legal problems are daunting.
The ambition? Develop not one but two types of ultra-long-range missiles to help blow holes in advanced air defenses: