Ship-Based BMD

Hicks, Alan B.; Truver, Scott C.
August 2010
Military Technology;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p21
The article reports on the changes in the U.S. ballistic missile defence policy revealed by U.S. President Barack Obama on September 17, 2009. Accordingly, Obama has terminated the plan to place ground-based interceptors and missile-defence radar sites in Poland and the Czech Republic. However, he announced a plan to place a global sea-based missile defence capability on the U.S. Navy's AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defence with ARLEIGH BURKE guided-missile cruisers and destroyers.


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