Re: go interceptors!

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Wed Jul 25 2001 - 04:28:49 MDT

On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Spike Jones wrote:

> Too late only for EKV. There is still THAAD, which strikes in the

I thought we were talking star wars here.

> upper atmosphere, and below that is two PAC-3s with look-fire-look
> capability, so if they both miss, then two more can be fired. That's
> why it is called layered defense.

Sure, but it doesn't seem to work very well, when several small, fast
objects are coming at you from above. Or your attack is masqueraded as
vanilla civilian air traffic.

> What I dont understand is why the commies are signing on and
> the Europeans are not. Something is gravely amiss here. spike


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