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reply to post by Sammamishman
Oh yeah, that's huge right there. You could target something and hit it without having to go anywhere near defenses. Twelve Mile Limit? What's that?edit on 12/6/2013 by Zaphod58 because: (no reason given)
reply to post by mbkennel
I would think that it would come down to the adversary's reaction time to intercept the SR-72 before it released its munitions at the very edge of their effective defense shields. Once it was detected at the outskirts of the adversary's AA defenses it is too late, the SR-72 has already released its weapon payload (at 100k+ altitude), that would carry most of the SR-72's hypersonic momentum to target and the SR-72 was already out bound from the target.