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Measuring the holes in America’s hypersonic defense

As major militaries flex and field hypersonic missiles in growing numbers, a new great power race is on for effective defenses against the game-changing weapon. For the United States, the Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) is still the cornerstone of its missile defense systems, signaling a glaring vulnerability to fast-maneuvering hypersonics. First fielded in 2013, the SM-6 […]