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# 54
02-16-2013, 09:21 PM
Originally Posted by maxvitor View Post
A plane would have to be in just the right place at just the right time, it would have a very small target window and even then it would have limited effectiveness. No, an effective meteor defense needs to happen long before a meteor reaches the atmosphere, jets aren't the answer.
Orbital rail gun platforms, that's the answer.

Too bad we signed all those treaties banning weapons in space...