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How Many Nuclear Missiles Can the United States Intercept?

The YouTube channel Not What You Think tackles the question about missile defense in their latest video. It is a good question, especially in this new climate and global reaction to the war in the Ukraine. How have we progress since Reagan’s Strategic Defence Initiative proposal from back in the 1980s.

Not What you Think: Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) armed with nuclear warheads can be intercepted during the boost phase, midcourse phase and terminal phase. But the complexities around intercepting them, is #NotWhatYouThink #NWYT

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