Missile Defense Aims to Hit Target in '06

Boese, Wade
September 2005
Arms Control Today;Sep2005, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p38
Reports on the decision of the U.S. Department of Defense's Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to conduct two system interceptor flight tests without targets in 2005. Plan of MDA to deploy additional missile interceptors and ship-based radar to bolster the fledgling defense; Components of the missile interceptors; Number of interceptors deployed by MDA to Alaska and California to meet President George W. Bush's 2002 order to field the initial elements of a layered missile defense system in 2004.


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