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US ‘Gremlin’ drones designed to cause missile defense mayhem

By Nicknamed the ‘Gremlins’ program, an audacious US government-backed plan to use swarms of drones to disrupt enemy missile defense systems is under development. Four firms, including fighter jet manufacturer Lockheed Martin, have been brought on board by Pentagon security agency DARPA to turn the idea of low-cost reusable decoys, capable of jamming enemy […]

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Missile Defense Not Enough: Pentagon Open to Preemptive Strikes

By: Ahead of the release of a Joint Staff study of US missile defenses, the Pentagon is looking at new ways to stop missile attacks, including preemptive strikes, the head of the Army Space and Missile Defense Command said. Current missile defenses rely on shooting down the incoming weapon – and usually when it […]

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