Report calls for UAV system to spot, destroy incoming missiles

June 2007
Geo-Strategy Direct;6/13/2007, p13
The article reports on a Marshall Institute study which claimed that the U.S. Defense Department could examine a previous Israeli-U.S. program designed to destroy ballistic missiles in their boost phase of launch. The Israeli-U.S. program was canceled in 1993 and the Talon missile interceptor was never built. The study said Israel has developed the Eitan UAV with sufficient range and endurance to detect and track enemy ballistic missiles.


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