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Pentagon ordered to strengthen the US missile defense system with new missiles

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Pentagon ordered to strengthen the US missile defense system with new missiles

The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency is to deploy an additional 2026 new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) interceptors in the United States by 20. The corresponding order was passed by the US Congress.


According to the instructions of Congress, the ABM Agency within 30 days after the entry into force of the new defense law must submit a program to develop an "intermediate version of ground-based kinetic interceptor missiles" and deploy 2026 new missiles by 20, bringing their number to 64.

An additional 2026 interceptor missiles to be deployed by 20

- says the instruction.

The document emphasizes that additional interceptor missiles are needed to counter threats from North Korea and Iran.

Note that today the US missile defense system is armed with 44 land-based long-range missiles deployed in Alaska and California. The Agency's previous missile defense program was terminated in 2019 after the upgraded version of the Redesigned Kill Vehicle (RKV) interceptor missile under the program showed poor results in tests. Instead, it was proposed to start work on a new, more efficient interceptor - Next-Generation Interceptor. Its deployment was expected by 2030.
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  1. The leader of the Redskins
    The leader of the Redskins 5 December 2020 07: 01
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    Expanded. It will become of them.
    And no one will impose sanctions, and they will not be accused of militarism, and there will be enough papers with the presidents in the dumps ...
    1. Ilya-spb
      Ilya-spb 5 December 2020 07: 23
      +4
      And let them unfold. As strange as it sounds, this is their right. They came out of almost all arms limitation treaties.

      You just have to answer with dignity. For example, Caliber in the Kamchatka region and Iskander in Chukotka. To shut down Pro in Alaska.
      1. krot
        krot 5 December 2020 07: 58
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        I think after these instructions to the Pentagon, we will have an increase in the number of hypersonic, intercontinental, and a couple of three Poseidons will arrive)
    2. Ros 56
      Ros 56 5 December 2020 08: 46
      +1
      Yeah, if you have something to unfold. And if you still need to develop and do, then .........
    3. lucul
      lucul 5 December 2020 09: 15
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      Expanded. It will become of them.
      And no one will impose sanctions, and they will not be accused of militarism, and there will be enough papers with the presidents in the dumps ...

      Well, the Zionists have everything under control. Well, at least it was before.
    4. Fantazer911
      Fantazer911 5 December 2020 22: 03
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      Full-scale training is underway, the mattress mats are lax, in Romania and Poland the missile defense system is not entirely effective, therefore, they will install missile defense on their territory, and after that satellites can be poisoned on Russia, there are not many left until an hour and a half, they will quickly catch up, and they are cunning with the timing!
  2. Lech from Android.
    Lech from Android. 5 December 2020 07: 09
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    additional interceptor missiles are needed to counter threats from North Korea and Iran.

    Well, North Korea, I still understand ... one Kim missile can be shot down with 64 anti-missiles ... but how the Americans are going to shoot down Iranian missiles.
    After all, from Iran to the United States 11 km ... The Iranians do not have missiles capable of reaching the United States. belay
    1. evgen1221
      evgen1221 5 December 2020 07: 35
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      What if Iran doesn’t make such a missile, but they will not be ready, it’s a mess, a shame yeah!)))
    2. Mitroha
      Mitroha 5 December 2020 09: 05
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      They will go with refueling, or with an intermediate landing laughing
    3. Sergey Sfiedu
      Sergey Sfiedu 6 December 2020 18: 47
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      "The Iranians do not have missiles capable of reaching the United States" - they seem to be (?) Not officially in service. But they successfully tested ICBMs, and launched their own satellite.
  3. NDR-791
    NDR-791 5 December 2020 07: 11
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    Strange! One side:
    should deploy an additional 2026 new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) interceptors in the United States by 20.
    And on the other hand:
    The Agency's previous missile defense program was terminated in 2019 after the upgraded version of the Redesigned Kill Vehicle (RKV) interceptor missile under the program showed poor results
    Considering that:
    it was proposed to start work on a new more effective interceptor - Next-Generation Interceptor. Its deployment was expected by 2030.
    wondering what they are redeploying? What turned out to be bad? Or something that has not yet been developed?
    1. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 5 December 2020 13: 07
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      They have their first Kill Vehicle, which has performed satisfactorily in testing.
      They tried to make new devices on a "bus" - several pieces on one rocket.
      Did not work out.
      Now they are preparing some third option.
  4. evgen1221
    evgen1221 5 December 2020 07: 33
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    And if Chubais was instructed to lobby in the states for a build-up of Pro from the mortally dangerous for the states of the great power Limpopo? Everyone will be rich. And at least some benefit from the redhead will be.
  5. Maxamud
    Maxamud 5 December 2020 07: 58
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    The Yankees began to stir, they seem to feel a threat, for their bloody deeds in the world
  6. Cowbra
    Cowbra 5 December 2020 08: 51
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    Come on sawing. In principle, a missile defense system can only intercept a single launch. And only old, non-maneuvering warheads. Better to spend money on this, otherwise, God forbid, they really come up with something sensible and put it into production. Although this is unlikely - over the past 30 years, the minke whales have not been able to do anything, from the word completely
  7. cniza
    cniza 5 December 2020 09: 06
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    The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency is to deploy an additional 2026 new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) interceptors in the United States by 20.


    Could they be dual-use? or just interceptors?
    1. Maxamud
      Maxamud 5 December 2020 09: 29
      +1
      Quote: cniza
      Could they be dual-use? or just interceptors?

      They will buy the "iron dome" from their friends in Israel .. The fences have already been built, but they don't know what to do with the blacks))))
  8. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 5 December 2020 10: 12
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    An additional 2026 interceptor missiles to be deployed by 20
    And how many hypersonic and newest ICBMs will the Americans have in Russia by this year? For each screw and bolt there is a wrench with a screwdriver.
    1. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 5 December 2020 13: 11
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      We thought. In 2026, there will be 6 Vanguards.
      Instead of Topol-M there will be only Yars. 350 pieces approx.
      Sarmat will be tested.
      But the entire American missile defense system is not against them. And against the Chinese and the Koreans.
      1. rotmistr60
        rotmistr60 5 December 2020 13: 35
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        And against the Chinese and the Koreans.
        You understand perfectly well if the Americans say Iranians, Koreans and Chinese, it means they are silently putting Russia in this row.
        1. voyaka uh
          voyaka uh 5 December 2020 14: 19
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          This is technically impossible.
          Missile defense installations - in Alaska and California.
          They will not be able to intercept Russian ICBMs, as they fire across the Arctic Ocean. And the missile defense must be on a head-on course. ICBMs cannot be caught up.
  9. Spkrdctr
    Spkrdctr 6 December 2020 19: 31
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    Sadly the US anti-ballistic missile system is not going to stop any real attack. No country would EVER hit the USA, Russia or China with one or two nuclear weapons. They know that they would almost cease to exist in a very short time. All the nuclear countries would respond with a nuke once they received a nuke.