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What does KKV stand for?

KKV stands for Kinetic Kill Vehicle

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Created in 1984 as the Strategic Defense Initiative, the United States' ballistic missile defense (BMD) program is attempting to develop a complex system of ground-based interceptor missiles, carrying kinetic kill vehicles that would destroy enemy ballistic missiles.
He also developed and patented optical materials for defensive missile systems, including a carbon-carbon optical absorber, and worked with industry to deliver a large sapphire IR seeker window for the HEDI Kinetic Kill Vehicle.
Employing approximately 5,500 workers nationwide, Rocketdyne designs and develops the Space Shuttle Main Engine (the only reusable rocket engine in the world), Atlas and Delta expendable launch vehicle engines, the electric power system for the Space Station, and propulsion systems for kinetic kill vehicles.
McDonnell Douglas is leading a team that will be developing and/or testing composite material airframes, kinetic kill vehicles, advanced heat shields, ceramic divert injectors, as well as other state-of-art components for Army systems.