Boeing Successfully Tests Microwave Missile

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That Takes Out Electronic Targets

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (CBS St. Louis) — Boeing successfully tests a new missile that can take out electronic targets with little collateral damage.

The aerospace company tested the microwave missile last week on a two-story building on the Utah Test and Training Range where computers and electronic systems were turned on to gauge the effects of the missile’s radio waves, according to a Boeing press release (external - login to view).

The missile, known as CHAMP (Counter-electronics High-powered Advanced Missile Project), fired a burst of High Powered Microwaves at the building, successfully knocking out the electronic systems and computers, and even taking out the television cameras recording the test.


Boeing Successfully Tests Microwave Missile That Takes Out Electronic Targets « CBS St. Louis (external - login to view)
Like a mini EMP bomb. You can shut down critical infrastructure without damaging the facility- except for new computers- Power - water- telecommunications- These facilities would be be at the top of the list on any air campaign.
The Old Medic
Fantastic. Just in time to destroy Iran's economy!

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