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NATO to protect its troops with new anti-missile system by 2010

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posted on Jul, 13 2005 @ 12:46 AM
NATO announced Wednesday that it would protect its deployed troops with a new single theater missile defense system by 2010.

"NATO has agreed to give itself a single deployable theatre missile defense capability to give protection to troops against incoming missiles," a NATO official said. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the system would be a first and would cap 10 years of talks on the issue.

The NATO official said the Western alliance planned to spend roughly 650 million euros on the project.

The decision to launch the program, which will involve all 26 allied members.

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hmmm...its got the adequate funding but how is this supposed to be launched ? will it be carried by the troops itself in trucks or will it be launched from the distant permanent launch sites ?


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