"We Could Shoot Them Down"
Raytheon (America's top missile maker) says it could develop missiles capable of shooting down hypersonic weapons....
If we get busy providing "sustained funding and a national sense of urgency."
First: did you know Raytheon was Mr. Big in the missile business? (Aviation Week says they are.)
My image of Raytheon goes way back. Waaay back.
Vacuum tubes. That far back. Raytheon, high in the ham radio* pantheon of tubes.
Read the piece in Aviation Week here.
* I was a ham at 13 in Texas. Lotsa tubes. Another story.
** A Raytheon 5687