USS Hopper (DDG 70) scored a hit in the latest Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) at-sea firing event on July 30. This makes it 19 out of 23 attempts for the Navy.
I’ve always followed military technology developments and enjoy military history. Why I never served in the armed forces is a mystery to many people, including myself. Anyway, I remember a debate I had with a friends in high school about the future of warfare. A lot of wild claims were made in that argument by me and my friend. I’ll save all those recollections for another time.Â But on the subject of Star Wars Missile Defense and Brilliant Pebbles my friend had claimed, “you can’t hit a bullet with a bullet.” Continue reading