ANOTHER MISS: The Boeing Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system once again failed in an attempt to intercept a complex ballistic missile target deploying countermeasures fired from the Kwajalein Atoll, according to U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) officials. The Ground-Based Interceptor (GBI) was fired from Vandenberg AFB, Calif. This flight was designed as a re-do of a failed January trial. During the Dec. 15 test, the Sea-Based X-Band radar and other sensors performed nominally and the ...
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