The focus of missile defense is moving away from a requirement-based system and toward an evolutionary capability-based development, according to U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronald Kadish, director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO). Missile defense must be prepared for new threats that can circumvent the system, Kadish warned, and only a flexible development path will be able to match such threats. "In spite of what some observers have assumed, we are not yet ...


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