(1) The advantage gained by boost-phase intercept, when a single booster kill may eliminate many RVs and decoys before they are deployed. This could provide a favorable cost-exchange ratio for the defense and would reduce stress on later tiers of the SDS. (2) In general, the power to act or influence to attain goals.
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