Tranche 1 Tracking Layer rendering — Northrop Grumman

The US Will Soon Make Putin’s Ultimate Weapon Useless

The Tranche 1 Tracking Layer could turn the tables.

Will Lockett
5 min readMay 20, 2023

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There is a terrifying new weapon on modern battlefields, hypersonic missiles. These weapons travel so fast that the air in front of them turns into radio-absorbing plasma, making them virtually invisible to radar. Even if missile defences do identify a hypersonic missile, their roughly…

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Will Lockett

Independent journalist covering global politics, climate change and technology. Get articles early at www.planetearthandbeyond.co