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SCI/TECH: Russia succesfully tests missile defence system

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posted on Feb, 19 2004 @ 01:20 PM
And the race is on again.This is news that has just been released and comes after the failed missiles tests earlier in the month designed to give a boost to russian morale. Could this be an indicator of change in the world's weapons arena with a swing back to the east?

Russia has successfully tested a hypersonic anti-Star Wars weapon capable of penetrating any prospective missile shield, a senior general said Thursday.

The prototype weapon proved it could maneuver so quickly as to make "any missile defense useless,'' Col.-Gen. Yuri Baluyevsky, the first deputy chief of the General Staff of the Russian armed forces, told a news conference.


[Edited on 19-2-2004 by Nerdling]


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