7/6/2006

North Korea's long-range missile tests are increasing pressure on the U.S. missile-defense program to prove itself. Boeing is developing the program, which has suffered a series of test failures. "This is a very big deal for them," said Philip Coyle, senior adviser to the Center for Defense Information. "They will say they've done simulated things on computers, and that's fine. But the military wants to see the proof in the pudding."

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