Giant Lasers Disappoint

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Wed, Sep 8th, 2010 14:03 by capnasty NEWS

The Missile Defense Agency has spent billions to trick out a Boeing 747 with a laser to shoot down missiles. But the so-called Airborne Laser Test Bed just failed a crucial test that it was expected to pass: shooting down a mock nuclear-armed missile from 100 miles away.

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