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LIGNET: US Missile Defense System Stops Multiple Warheads in Test

Tuesday, 06 Nov 2012 02:25 PM

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A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor missile is launched from Meck Island in the Kwajalein Atoll during the largest US missile defense test in history on October 24, 2012. (US Missile Defense Agency photo)
Late last month, the largest U.S. missile test in history successfully engaged five separate targets at once. The test was a big leap forward for missile defense technology and a rebuttal to those who have criticized the U.S. missile defense program as unworkable and a spending boondoggle. It is workable, we now know, and can succeed in stopping multiple warheads heading for the United States or one of its allies in Europe, even if it happens to infuriate Russia.

Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com.


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