A forthcoming U.S. Missile Defense Agency flight trial will be the first of its kind to test a layered defense pitting multiple air- and missile-defense systems against both ballistic missiles and air-breathing targets at once. But, hurdles remain toward achieving a truly integrated defense against air and ballistic missile threats to allied interests at home and abroad. FTI-01 is a major graduation exercise slated for this fall, and designed to position three of the Pentagon's ...

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