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Missile interceptor fails latest long-range test

Missile interceptor fails latest long-range test

It will be some time before the Pentagon pinpoints the cause of a recent failed intercept test of the nation's system of ground-based missile interceptors, which features a kinetic warhead made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems.

July 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Missile interceptor fails latest long-range test

Missile interceptor fails latest long-range test

A ground-based ballistic missile interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. in a non-intercept flight test in January. A similar missile failed to intercept its target as planned in a July 5 test.

July 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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