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originally posted by: anonentity
a reply to: ANNED
If a missile was targeting the USA and in flight, all commercial aircraft would have to be grounded, long before. Because the interceptors would target anything flying with a heat signature. Would the Chinese understand if one of Air Chinas Boeings got taken out? Any military action on NK would require a cessation of all civilian traffic, on land air and sea, long before actual hostilities broke out to avoid third party damage. How can you tell innocent third parties to stop legal commercial commerce because you want to start a war.? I wonder if War is actually feasible these days.
originally posted by: peter_kandra
a reply to: Arnie123
Didn't we have the Nike Ajax and Hercules missile systems in the 60's and 70's?
How were they able to target incoming ballistic missiles?