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Newly Revealed Experiment Shows How F-35 Could Help Intercept ICBMs

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(Worthy News) - Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., raised more than a few eyebrows (and drew a few rolled eyes) when he suggested in November that the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter could intercept North Korean missiles headed for the United States. Hunter cited analysis from Los Alamos National Labs and other sources, according to Inside Defense.

Turns out the F-35 may be an ICBM buster after all, or at least be helpful toward that end. On Tuesday, Northrop Grumman called a small group of journalists to its offices in Linthicum, Maryland, to show the results of a 2014 experiment conducted with the Missile Defense Agency, or MDA.

The U.S. has no foolproof way to down a North Korean ICBM. Physics says the best opportunity comes during “boost phase,” as the rocket is leaving the launch pad. But DPRK anti-aircraft defenses make it difficult for the U.S. to get a weapon close enough to do any good. That’s why the Pentagon is looking at elaborate, futuristic concepts like arming drones with missile-killing lasers. [ Source: Defense One (Read More...) ]

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  1. Well ..... That make 6 ways that the U.S. could destroy incoming ICBM's. So, I'm wondering why people are worried about N. Korea firing a missile at us. The only way it would ever land is if the Pentagon decided to allow it to land ....... maybe in order to create a reason to destroy N. Korea. You know, like George Bush allowed the destruction of the World Trade Center so he could start his invasion of the Middle East.

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