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Airborne Laser Hits Target but Future Still in Doubt

IDGA Editorial Staff
Posted: 03/09/2010

The Airborne Laser Testbed (ALTB) successfully destroyed a ballistic missile off the California coast on the 11th February, but the program still faces an uncertain future. The long-awaited intercept test proved that the modified Boeing 747-400F’s chemical oxygen iodine laser (Coil) can successfully engage ballistic missiles. A week before

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IDGA Editorial Staff
Posted: 03/09/2010