The U.S. Army's plan to deploy a single site National Missile Defense system within four years is risky because it involves a compressed testing schedule, the head of the service's Space and Strategic Defense Command said yesterday. Lt. Gen. Jay Garner told a combined hearing of the House National Security procurement and R&D subcommittees that the problem was neither funding nor technology, but concurrency. "You never know of the unknown- unknowns," he said. Garner ...


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