Tuesday, February 15, 2005

5 for 10

Well that's fifty percent right. Not so bad when you're shooting 3 pointers or tossing footballs. But when you're protecting a nation? Hmmm.

A test of the national missile defense system failed Monday when an interceptor missile did not launch from its island base in the Pacific Ocean, the military said. It was the second failure in months for the experimental program.

A statement from the Missile Defense Agency said the cause of the failure was under investigation.
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