COUNTERING HYPERSONIC THREAT
Keywords:: hypersonic speed;, countering hypersonic missiles, missile, hypersonic vehicle;, anti-missile systems
Hypersonic missiles represent the new class of threats, capable declaratively and in a way that has not been proven in a theater of operations, to annihilate air and anti-missile defences that exist at this time. The sum of the new threat’s
characteristics, high speed, increased maneuverability, and low flight altitude, get major concerns for air and missile defence, as effective detection and combat are reduced by compressing available time. Rethinking how to combat the new threats
thus represents the main concern of military specialists in countries that want to complete their arsenals with new weapons.
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