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- A defense that consists of several sets of weapons that operates at different phases in the trajectory of a ballistic missile. Thus, there could be a first layer (e.g., boost phase) of defense with remaining targets passed on to succeeding layers (e.g., midcourse, terminal).
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- Battle Space, Ground-Based Radar (GBR), LMC, MCG, Midcourse Guidance, SAFEGUARD, Terminal Phase, Terminal Phase Interceptor