Video: Hovering “Multiple Kill Vehicle”

The Pentagon is investing big in an interceptor that can knock down several missiles at once, and get past any countermeasures. But for this “Multiple Kill Vehicle” to work right, it has to be able to radically maneuver and reposition itself in mid-air. Earlier this months, a prototype payload was tested at Edwards Air Force Base in California. And the result, as Ares notes, was something that looked like the target droid that “zapped a blindfolded Luke Skywalker during lightsaber training.”

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