Re: USA 193 may be shot down

From: Allen Thomson (
Date: Thu Feb 14 2008 - 17:33:06 UTC

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    > fire a missile from a U.S. Navy cruiser,
    Assuming for the moment that there's anything to the story...
    The missile will presumably be an SM-3 fired from an AEGIS cruiser. The
    missile has a nominal operating ceiling of 160 km; I'd guess the
    intercept would be on a descending pass over the Pacific with the ship
    somewhere in the vicinity of Hawaii.
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