GUN US to double anti-missile ships in Pacific

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  1. Chucky

    Chucky New Member

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    US to double anti-missile ships in Pacific

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama: The United States, concerned about North Korea, will double to six by the end of the year the number of its ships in the Pacific capable of shooting down enemy ballistic missiles, the head of the Pentagon missile-defense project involved said on Wednesday.


    "I think it gives the nation more options," Rear Adm. Alan Hicks, program manager for Aegis ballistic missile defense, told reporters here after speaking to a conference on the fledgling U.S. shield.

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    Could they come up with a more convoluted way of phrasing the first sentence?
     

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