TITLE

TRUST US: IT WILL WORK

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Mark
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Time;6/2/2003, Vol. 161 Issue 22, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that budget concerns may force a cutback in tests for a $100 billion shield to protect the U.S. against missile attacks from terrorists or rogue states. Call by the U.S. Pentagon for 20 tests by 2009 to prove that the interceptor rockets could find and destroy missiles fired toward the U.S.; Plans to cutback testing to nine tests; Expectation that the program will be ready by 2004.
ACCESSION #
9865042

 

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