12 Aug '17, 2pm

This kinetic force weapon is the first line of defense against ballistic missiles.

First line of defense against ballistic missiles Kill vehicles destroy long-range ballistic missiles in space. Launched atop missiles, kill vehicles use sensors, lenses and rocket thrusters to pick out warheads and steer into their paths. Raytheon has decades of experience building kill vehicles, along with the world’s premier laboratories, factories and workforce for these specialized weapon systems. Raytheon is the only company in the world working on four different kill vehicle programs at the same time, and its experts are revolutionizing the role kill vehicles play in missile defense. Raytheon’s Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle is deployed and operational today. (Download high resolution image ) Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle The Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle defends the United States against long-range ballistic missiles by destroying them while they are still in space. Also k...

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