Realization of the operational limitations implied by this fact represented one of the principal factors that led to the demise of the kinetic energy interceptor program.
What does KEI stand for?
KEI stands for Kinetic Energy Interceptor (MDA program)
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- Korea Evangelical Holiness Church (est. 1907; South Korea)
- Keep Earth Human League (Star Trek)
- Kansas Early Head Start
- Kapor Enterprises, Inc (San Francisco, CA)
- Keithley Instruments, Inc (Solon, OH)
- Kensington Eye Institute (Toronto, ON, Canada)
- Keyword Effectiveness Index (search engine optimization)
- Kinetic Energy Interactive
- Knowledge Ecology International
- Knowledge Economy Index
- Knowledge Economy Indicators
- Koadic's Endless Intellect (Everquest)
- Kodály Educators of Iowa
- Koppern Equipment, Inc (Charlotte, NC)
- Korea Economic Institute
- Kulan Engineering Institution (Somalia)
- Kyiv Economics Institute
- Korea Economic Institute of America (Washington, DC)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Evidence of this contention, taken from a Washington Times article, "Obama's Gutless Missile Defense Policy," by Michael Turner, lies in the 2009 cancellation of the Kinetic Energy Interceptor Program.
The PAC-3 Missile has been the technology pathfinder for today's total conversion to kinetic energy interceptors for all modern missile defense systems.
org) praised the Missile Defense Agency for its successful test of the first stage rocket motor of the new Kinetic Energy Interceptor (KEI) missile.
Northrop Grumman recently demonstrated two key battle management capabilities of the US Air Force's new Kinetic Energy Interceptors (Kei) missile-defence programme.
These targets allow testing of the missile defense technologies now in development to intercept and destroy incoming ballistic missiles during various times in flight, including the Airborne Laser, the Kinetic Energy Interceptor, the Ground-based Midcourse Defense, the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense, the Patriot Advanced Capability 3, and the Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD).
Its developers say the missile defense system, dubbed Kinetic Energy Interceptors, will allow the military to destroy hostile missiles as they ascend from their country of origin.
is being awarded a cost-plus-award-fee contract modification to deliver a spacecraft and perform mission integration necessary to collect Near Field Infra-Red Experiment data for the Kinetic Energy Interceptors Program.