U.S. Air Force uses a hypervelocity guided projectile to down a target over White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico

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This article comes from Asia Times. “Yes, it can be done. An incoming cruise missile can be shot out of the sky — from an Army M109 Paladin-based 155mm howitzer, no less. “Tanks shooting down cruise missiles is awesome,” Dr. Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics, told reporters. “Video game, sci-fi awesome. “You’re not supposed to be able to shoot down a cruise missile with a tank. But, yes, you can, if the bullet is smart enough, and the bullet we use for that system is exceptionally smart.” Click here to read the rest of this article.

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