Star Wars: Still Buggy

Thompson, Mark
April 2004
Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/5/2004, Issue 13, p10
The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush is planning to have a rudimentary antimissile system ready before the presidential election in Fall 2004. A congressional audit has found that the effectiveness of the system in providing missile shield for the country is yet to be proved. According to a senior official at the U.S. Department of Defense, the satellite systems for the antimissile system will cost more and take longer to get into orbit than planned.


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