Cover: Aerial Minefields Can Put the 'Miss' in Missiles

Aerial Minefields Can Put the 'Miss' in Missiles

Published in: Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute, Volume 148, Issue 12 (December 2022)

Posted on May 23, 2023

by Scott Savitz

The growing missile threat is the greatest tactical challenge of the early 21st century. Adversaries ranging from near-peer competitors to rebel groups increasingly can wield highly accurate missiles that can strike ships, ground forces, and key installations. China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea are expanding the size and capabilities of their arsenals, enabling them to unleash devastating fires against the United States and its allies.

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