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Airborne Laser Testbed Shoots Down Missile In First Successful Test (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency announced that its high-powered airborne laser successfully shot down a ballistic missile during a recent test. The...

Gates Grounds the Airborne White Elephant Laser

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Now reporting to President Obama, who favors weapons programs that are effective and affordable, Gates is finally free to say that many of these programs don't work.