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Submission + - More on missile defense: will the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ever work? (thebulletin.org)

Lasrick writes: Kingston Reif analyzes GMD (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) and shakes his head over the House Armed Services Committee (last year) authorizing the Pentagon to spend $360 million more than it asked for to expand the flawed system. "The Committee also provided an additional $100 million to begin deploying existing ground-based or SM-3 interceptors — not the interceptors recommended by the National Research Council — on the East Coast of the United States by the end of 2015 to defend against potential future long-range ballistic missiles launched from Iran."
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More on missile defense: will the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ever work?

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Somebody's terminal is dropping bits. I found a pile of them over in the corner.

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