TITLE

DOD USHERS IN NEW MISSILE DEFENSE CAPABILITY

AUTHOR(S)
Sample, Doug
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Defense AT&L;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the new missile defense capability of the U.S. Department of Defense. A historic moment took place July 22 at Fort Greely, Alaska, as the first ground-based missile interceptor was placed in an underground silo at the missile defense complex there. Army Major General. John W. Holly said the emplacement of the interceptor marks the end of an era where they have not been able to defend the country against long-range ballistic missile attacks. Holly noted there are countries that possess weapons of mass destruction and have the ability to launch ballistic missiles that could impact the U.S.
ACCESSION #
15692615

 

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