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The updated missile defense system will be tested in the United States this year.

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Until the end of 2016, the US military plans to test the elements of the updated missile defense system against an intercontinental missile, reports RIA News report by the Head of the Missile Defense Agency, James Siring.




According to him, "the test will be conducted against an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that has an electronic suppression system."

“Later this year, for the first time, we will conduct a flight test aimed at such an ICBM,” added Siring.

"Of course, this is due to the scenarios relating to the DPRK and Iran," he said.
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  1. Ami du peuple
    Ami du peuple 20 January 2016 09: 20 New
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    “Of course, this is due to scenarios regarding the DPRK and Iran.”

    Of course, this system is exclusively sharpened against the DPRK and Iran! Not against Russia, really? Russian “Yars” do not pose a threat at all, unlike the pinnacle of technical thought - the latest North Korean “Tekhhodons” and Iranian “Emads” (even if the latter are without nuclear warheads).
    Sarcasm, if Che.
    1. vlad66
      vlad66 20 January 2016 09: 21 New
      14
      “Of course, this is due to scenarios relating to the DPRK and Iran

      Of course, we will pretend that whether they believed in this nonsense.
      1. Haettenschweiler
        Haettenschweiler 20 January 2016 09: 32 New
        +1
        “It is much more interesting how the new missile defense system will prove to be when working on targets that have electronic suppression.” It is even more interesting how long the Americans will produce and replace the old ones with these complexes (unless, of course, the tests are successful), and will the nuclear war begin much earlier?
    2. Mera joota
      Mera joota 20 January 2016 09: 46 New
      0
      Quote: Ami du peuple
      Sarcasm, if Che.

      Well, then you write correctly. The US missile defense system is useless against our ICBMs. But it will master the interception of single BR Iranian or Korean. Not 100% of course, but rather with a high probability.
      1. Ami du peuple
        Ami du peuple 20 January 2016 10: 25 New
        +5
        Quote: Mera Joota
        US missile defense system is useless against our ICBMs

        In the accelerating section of the trajectory, even the most modern ICBMs are vulnerable. A purely American global missile defense system does not exist (that is, one that would be located in the United States). We are talking about the Euro-ABM system, which is being formed directly near our land and sea borders.
        1. LvKiller
          LvKiller 20 January 2016 11: 43 New
          0
          And the heads of the “Boreas” are they going to catch these lights of democracy? By Washington?
          1. Falcon
            Falcon 20 January 2016 12: 07 New
            +2
            Quote: LvKiller
            And the heads of the “Boreas” are they going to catch these lights of democracy? By Washington?


            Not only.

            Another example is GBI, or THAAD at the end site.


            There is also an X-band radar towed to the alleged (very conditional) area of ​​the submarine’s presence with ICBMs, for early detection by the SM-3 interceptor from Berkov at the acceleration site (Berkov missile defense of the order of 30 units already).


          2. theodore rasp
            theodore rasp 20 January 2016 22: 47 New
            0
            Butterfly net.
        2. voyaka uh
          voyaka uh 20 January 2016 12: 42 New
          +3
          No ground interceptor has time to intercept
          at the booster stage of the ICBM, which starts from the depths
          the territory of Russia. Even if the interceptor starts second-to-second with ICBMs.
          Just do not have time to catch up.
          Only if they put the ICBM launchers at the westernmost border,
          interception will be possible. But there are no such fools.

          Perhaps only from the stratosphere can be in time (with a laser, for example)
          to bang the first stage of the ICBM. But for this you need to have time to go down
          from space exactly at the time of launch.
          1. Falcon
            Falcon 20 January 2016 12: 51 New
            +3
            Quote: voyaka uh
            No ground interceptor has time to intercept
            at the booster stage of the ICBM, which starts from the depths
            the territory of Russia. Even if the interceptor starts second-to-second with ICBMs.
            Just do not have time to catch up.
            Only if they put the ICBM launchers at the westernmost border,
            interception will be possible. But there are no such fools.


            You are a little mistaken. No one talks about the acceleration section. Sm-3 Euro missile defense should not catch up with the ICBMs - its trajectory CROSSES the trajectory of ICBMs.
            The theory is precisely in interception on cross-paths
            1. voyaka uh
              voyaka uh 20 January 2016 13: 47 New
              +2
              for Falcon:
              "No one talks about the launch site. Sm-3 Euro missile defense should not catch up with ICBMs
              - her trajectory CROSSES the trajectory of ICBMs. "///

              You are absolutely right. I just commented on Ami du peuple's post about
              takeoff opportunities on takeoff.
              Alaska missile defense is trying to intercept the ICBMs in the middle of the trajectory.
              With approximately 50% success rate. Those. while one ICBM is needed
              launch 2-3 missile defense.
            2. Inok10
              Inok10 20 January 2016 14: 33 New
              +4
              Quote: Falcon
              You are a little mistaken. No one talks about the acceleration section. Sm-3 Euro missile defense should not catch up with the ICBMs - its trajectory CROSSES the trajectory of ICBMs.
              The theory is precisely in interception on cross-paths

              .. beautiful picture .. hi .. but only if .. if Topol M starts from the Teykovo positional area and the route passes through the shortest distance through Norway and Iceland - 7400 km. to the East coast of the USA .. and then, provided that the carrier SM-3 block IIA (not lower) is located in the area of ​​the Norwegian port of Trondheim .. the SM-3 block IA simply does not have corny energy to intercept .. the result of mathematical modeling proves this (screen applied) .. about the Polish Redzikovo in general, you can simply forget until the appearance of the SM-3 block IIB .. and so for a possible interception, I emphasize again .. for possible interception .. the following prerequisites must be met:
              1. Start from the position district Teykovo Topol M
              2. Shortest ballistic trace 7400 km to US East Coast
              3. The location of the interceptor carrier exactly under the Topol M route
              4. Interceptor version not lower than SM-3 block IIА
              .. there are already too many inexorable conditions, even lowered the probability that the start will be detected not in 0,00 s .. hi
              1. Falcon
                Falcon 20 January 2016 14: 43 New
                +1
                Quote: Inok10
                SM-3 block IA simply doesn’t have enough corny energy to intercept .. the result of mathematical modeling proves this (screen is attached) ..


                No one claims that everything is ready. To 2020 SM-3 IIB is planned.
                In other matters, the Euro missile defense system itself is not ready yet ...

                Quote: Inok10
                1. Start from the position district Teykovo Topol M
                2. Shortest ballistic trace 7400 km to US East Coast
                3. The location of the interceptor carrier exactly under the Topol M route


                Not at all necessary. Euro missile defense is only one of the possible levels of overlap. In other areas, they use Burke.
              2. Inok10
                Inok10 20 January 2016 14: 46 New
                +4
                .. and I will continue .. but if at least one of the conditions is not met? .. for example, everyone knows the Topol M range is 11 km. .. from TTX it is known that it has three march stages plus a stage for breeding warheads, the developers indicate that the Topol M ICBM was able to have limited maneuver in the active section of the trajectory, which can significantly reduce the likelihood of its destruction in the most vulnerable, initial, flight section. According to the developers, the active flight section (launch, operation stage of marching stages, and the breeding ground for military equipment) of the Topol-M ICBM is reduced by 000-10 times compared to liquid ICBMs, for which it is about 3 minutes.
                Poplar M is supplied with a new set of missile defense breakthrough equipment (KSP PRO). KSP PRO consists of passive and active false targets (LC) and means of distorting the characteristics of the head part. LCs are indistinguishable from warheads in all ranges of electromagnetic radiation (optical, laser, infrared, radar); they allow simulating the characteristics of warheads in almost all breeding attributes on the extra-atmospheric, transitional, and a significant part of the atmospheric section of the descending branch of the flight path of missile warheads; the damaging factors of a nuclear explosion and the radiation of a super-powerful nuclear-pumped laser, etc. For the first time, LCs capable of withstanding ultra-resolution radars were designed. Means of distorting the characteristics of the head part consist of a radio-absorbing (combined with heat-shielding) coating of HF, generators of active radio interference, aerosol sources of infrared radiation, etc. PCB missile defense is designed to significantly increase the time required by a prospective missile defense of a potential adversary to detect warheads among many false targets and interference, thereby significantly reducing the likelihood of intercepting warheads. Well, given the possibility of maneuvering all the Topol steps throughout the flight .. imagine a similar trace (on the screen) .. while the range reserve is another 2500 km. .. so, that it even seems very early to talk about even the possibility of intercepting ICBMs with existing US missile defense systems and the conversation was about Teykovo and Topol M .. they did not even mention Novosibirsk and other ICBMs .. hi
                1. Falcon
                  Falcon 20 January 2016 15: 11 New
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                  Quote: Inok10
                  .. and I will continue ..


                  You know, I have a manual on 52 pages using the THAAD system. It can also be translated and inserted into koment. In general terms, it will be said how he bypasses all electronic warfare, as he sees LC and other chips. Nothing changes from this.

                  At the moment, the US missile defense is certainly not able to completely overcome the threat. Nevertheless, the truth is that it is not able to shoot down our ICBMs just as much as that it can shoot down all ICBMs.
              3. voyaka uh
                voyaka uh 20 January 2016 16: 36 New
                +1
                "Topol M starts from the Teykovo positional area and the tracing goes
                the shortest distance through Norway and Iceland - 7400 km. "////

                That's right. Trajectories through the north, the north pole in general
                not intercepted.
                Americans focused on a simpler and more realistic task:
                interception of single ICBMs fired across the Pacific
                from the Far East to California.
                A battery in Alaska has time to launch several interceptors on such a missile.

                Apparently, until they increase the probability of defeat to an acceptable 70-80%,
                they will not begin missile defense to cover other areas.
                And the marine Aegis is focused on intercepting the infantry brigade.
      2. Falcon
        Falcon 20 January 2016 12: 03 New
        +2
        Quote: Mera Joota
        Well, then you write correctly. The US missile defense system is useless against our ICBMs.


        Quote: hydrox
        Well, they will intercept something like Scud, because Yars cannot be intercepted by them: there, in addition to false targets, there are also directors of active interference


        Are you too self-confident?

        SM-3 interceptor of the last batch - can intercept ICBMs at the launch site from Europe.
        Not to mention the possibility of placing GBI there

        GBI makes it possible to intercept ICBMs at peaks up to 2000km - with a successful alignment before the separation of warheads.

        After 2020, GBI will be able to intercept multiple warheads at lower heights thanks to MOKV.

        The latest THAAD modifications, according to the manufacturer, can intercept warheads in the last section, including from ICBMs
    3. gg.na
      gg.na 20 January 2016 11: 29 New
      0
      Quote: Ami du peuple
      Sarcasm, if Che.

      Good good sarcasm! lol !!! ++++++++++++ !!!!
  2. hydrox
    hydrox 20 January 2016 09: 20 New
    +1
    Well, they will intercept something like Scud, because Yars cannot be intercepted by them: in addition to false goals, there are also directors of active interference, should we in vain hold Krasuha and Moscow in Syrian Latakia?
    1. Mera joota
      Mera joota 20 January 2016 09: 48 New
      0
      Quote: hydrox
      because apart from false goals there are also directors of active interference

      yes
      Quote: hydrox
      in vain do we really hold Krasukha and Moscow in Syrian Latakia?

      And then what side? Like "in the elderberry garden, but in Kiev the uncle"?
  3. Alexez
    Alexez 20 January 2016 09: 25 New
    +9
    Interestingly, the Americans to test their updated missile defense will ask our Strategic Missile Forces to launch them a couple of yards? So we are always welcome)))
    1. Mera joota
      Mera joota 20 January 2016 09: 48 New
      +1
      Quote: Alexez
      So we are always welcome)))

      and in the report Minutman to catch a buzz or something?
      1. LvKiller
        LvKiller 20 January 2016 11: 45 New
        0
        "and in response to catch the minuteman"? Will it fly?
        1. corporal
          corporal 20 January 2016 16: 53 New
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          Quote: LvKiller
          Will it fly?

          Have no doubt.
  4. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 20 January 2016 09: 26 New
    +3
    Of course, this is due to scenarios concerning the DPRK and Iran.

    It is time to finish hanging noodles on the ears of your own and the European citizen. Missiles from Iran, and especially North Korea, are of little interest to you, because it is too virtual to be true. Those who are friends with a head perfectly understand against whom it is created.
    1. LvKiller
      LvKiller 20 January 2016 11: 44 New
      0
      Yes it is useless. A bunch of warheads, which are already enough, are generally outside the borders of the Russian Federation.
  5. Woodman
    Woodman 20 January 2016 09: 26 New
    +3
    "Of course, this is due to the scenarios relating to the DPRK and Iran," he said.


    Only they will post it in Europe ...
  6. ProtectRusOrDie
    ProtectRusOrDie 20 January 2016 09: 27 New
    +4
    Quote: Ami du peuple
    “Of course, this is due to scenarios regarding the DPRK and Iran.”

    Of course, this system is exclusively sharpened against the DPRK and Iran. Not against Russia, indeed.


    Yeah - especially in the part "the test will be conducted against an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) with an electronic suppression system."

    Kakbe EW is "not our crown at all." Oh well.

    All right, ppp ... artners.

    Ppppp .... artner defense, subject to successful tests, innovations, etc. - It will work effectively only in one case - if they can force us to stop improving the ICBMs for 20 years)))

    I have the honor.
  7. red_october
    red_october 20 January 2016 09: 29 New
    +1
    The updated missile defense system will be tested in the United States this year.

    "iskanders" and "calibers" ...
  8. Brutal
    Brutal 20 January 2016 09: 30 New
    0
    "... an updated missile defense system ..."
    And, again, they will start to steam naive and gullible losers from NATO countries ?!
  9. Loner_53
    Loner_53 20 January 2016 09: 33 New
    +1
    According to him, "the test will be conducted against an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that has an electronic suppression system."


    Well, what ??? For complacency or for self-deception? wassat
  10. Dam
    Dam 20 January 2016 09: 34 New
    +1
    Of course, we will not make missile defense targets the primary targets for our Iskanders
    1. Panabebis
      Panabebis 20 January 2016 10: 06 New
      +1
      Of course, we will not make missile defense targets the primary targets for our Iskanders

      With gauges you can gut, and we’ll save the Iskander for Ukrainians ...
      1. igorka357
        igorka357 20 January 2016 10: 08 New
        +1
        And not fatty iskander on Ukrainians ...))? Khokhlov, you can throw old points!
  11. Alex ..
    Alex .. 20 January 2016 10: 08 New
    +4
    PRO ??? We are happy for you ...
  12. Leeder
    Leeder 20 January 2016 10: 22 New
    0
    Quote: Lesovik
    "Of course, this is due to the scenarios relating to the DPRK and Iran," he said.


    Only they will post it in Europe ...

    Well, the average Amer with geography is not very, and Iran and North Korea, it is somewhere near Europe. :)
    1. evge-malyshev
      evge-malyshev 20 January 2016 10: 34 New
      0
      Quote: LeeDer
      Iran and North Korea, it is somewhere near Europe. :)


      North Korea is very close - just some
      (7 - 8) thousand km.
  13. Nikolay71
    Nikolay71 20 January 2016 10: 40 New
    +1
    So you’ll think after that who needs North Korea - the USA or China?
  14. sa-ag
    sa-ag 20 January 2016 11: 10 New
    +1
    Quote: Mera Joota
    US missile defense system is useless against our ICBMs

    Quote: hydrox
    Yars they can not intercept

    And if a missile with a tactical nuclear charge goes towards them?
    1. LvKiller
      LvKiller 20 January 2016 11: 49 New
      0
      But what if, before launching ICBMs, the European war suddenly finds 300-400 non-nuclear targets? How many times "sh * t" will they have time to mumble before their terrible end? Do you really think that the suppression of missile defense is not envisaged if it is impatient to apply "strategists" to the probable enemy? It’s not necessary to consider military idiots ... And yes, one nuance negates the whole point of this "missile defense" as missile defense: not all warheads are located inside the borders of the Russian Federation ...
  15. Mikhail Krapivin
    Mikhail Krapivin 20 January 2016 12: 05 New
    +1
    I’m sure that the Americans, like ours, are well aware that in the event of a global bad boom, it’s not their missile defense, not our S-400, that will burn everything and burn it all. Well, maybe the cockroaches will stay. And several tens of thousands of people in bunkers, which then still take a break from unsanitary conditions, radiation and the lack of paid medicine :) But nonetheless, the Americans regularly spend big money on their missile defense, and ours create a deeply echeloned defense of Moscow from missiles. Optimism is an integral feature of humanity :)
  16. Old26
    Old26 21 January 2016 11: 13 New
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    Quote: Ami du peuple
    In the accelerating section of the trajectory, even the most modern ICBMs are vulnerable. A purely American global missile defense system does not exist (that is, one that would be located in the United States). We are talking about the Euro-ABM system, which is being formed directly near our land and sea borders.

    A global never existed and does not exist. What we call the global American missile defense is not. There is only the US national missile defense, the positional areas of which are in California and Alaska. There is a Euro-segment PRO or EuroPro. But it is joint with the NATO countries and this includes the American, French, and Italian-French-British segments.
    In order to shoot down ICBMs in the accelerating section, one must have at least in complexes of the THAAD or Aegis type in the firing plane, and within reach, of course. But this is simply physically impossible to obtain. so you can forget about the defeat in the upper stage. And in all other cases, the American system in Europe is capable of intercepting only the ballistic missile systems, which are oppressed by Russia. In the region where the base is only Israeli and Iranian.

    Quote: Falcon
    Interceptor SM-3 of the last batch - can intercept ICBMs at the launch site from Europe. Not to mention the possibility of placing GBI there

    Even the “Block 2B,” which is planned after 20, will not have speeds sufficient to intercept ICBMs. Only being under the trajectory is it theoretically possible to hit the ICBMs, since the energy of this interceptor will be higher than that of previous modifications. When launching an interceptor from Poland, ICBMs could only hit GBI, but this project ordered them to live long in the middle of the last decade. As with the TCAAD, speeds are insufficient to intercept ICBMs