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Philip Coyle Quoted on Flawed Missile Plan in Bloomberg News

Navy OKs $1B for missile called flawed by weapons tester

October 17, 2012

By Tony Capaccio
Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy approved an Alliant Techsystems Inc. anti-radar missile for full production valued at as much as $1.1 billion, even though the Pentagon's chief tester says the weapon's performance flaws "largely negate" its "ability to accomplish its mission."

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