> I have been thinking along the same lines about an anti ICBM Rail gun.
> The problem is not the weapon, its the targeting. So I would go for the
> shotgun "Big Spread" approach firing muliple rounds once. Very similar to a
> shotgun round. Im sure that these type of rounds are already being developed
> as anti infantry or aircraft ammo for rail gun tanks.
A cloud of decoys/warheads can be widely dispersed. Kinetical kill
means tiny, fast projectiles. You'll need a direct hit with a lot of
energy to take out a hardened warhead. Sorry, don't see it happen,
even if you use nuke shotgunning (and think of the NEMP it would
Also, this doesn't address high-stealth slow delivery.
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