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The American general said: new facts about the European part of the ABM

February 23 2007

Thanks to the speech of Lieutenant General Henry Obering, head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the world learned some hitherto unknown details of Washington's plans to deploy elements of its missile defense system in Europe.

It turned out that the Pentagon wanted to first of the ten interceptor missiles the U.S. missile defense system was placed on combat "European" on duty in 2011. In general, from the first rocket to the completion of the entire complex will be only a couple of years - the full deployment of all ten missiles could be completed as early as 2013.

However, referring to the timing of deployment of its missile systems, military commander said that this development is still in question - the final decision depends on whether or not this year agreed to all the details.

According to General Obering, currently in Europe there are mobile elements of American missile defense system, but they are ineffective against long-range missiles. This RIA Novosti.

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