Failure to intercept
Posted: July 29, 2013 at 5:02 a.m.
After 30 years of research and an estimated $250 billion investment, the Pentagon’s defense program against intercontinental ballistic missiles from adversaries like Iran and North Korea had another failed test this month. The advanced missile interceptor launched July 5 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California failed to hit its target over the Pacific Ocean, the third consecutive dud.
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Editorial, Pages 10 on 07/29/2013