May 22, 2016 Precision-guided missile swarms are the main threat, and that requires a big rethink. Oct 16, 2015 “ Lasers would be able to shoot down cruise missiles coming in that are relatively close,” If the Navy can develop working railguns and lasers that are practical They are trying that with the LCS and its modular capability. Feb 27, 2015 EDIT v.48: All railguns bar the drone have been slimmed in Excepting the RR missiles, the only missile with a realistic chance of hitting.
May 7, 2015 Why are lasers and rail guns inherently short-ranged weapons? Unlike an interceptor — a Patriot or a Navy Standard Missile, for example. Welcome to North Kerbin Dynamics, supplier of Nuclear Weaponry and other modern or old weapons that will make you appreciate explosions.