TITLE

Put the Navy in the LEAD!

AUTHOR(S)
Denny, Bart L.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2009, Vol. 135 Issue 7, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the sea-based ballistic-missile defenses (BMD) and its significance to the U.S. armed forces. Accordingly, BMD is able to provide the U.S. the ability to defeat even the largest and longest-range missiles in all phases of flight. Further, it is noted that the Aegis BMD does represent the logical missile defense choice for most nations with the armed force.
ACCESSION #
43250637

 

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