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.


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Boeing Successfully Tests Microwave Missile That Takes Out Electronic Targets « CBS St. Louis (external - login to view)
 
Goober
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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
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Fantastic. Just in time to destroy Iran's economy!
 

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