Fair Weather Missile Defense

Rain KO’d Interceptors During Korea Missile Tests

Danger Room:

Torrential rains wiped out a quarter of the U.S.’ intercontinental ballistic missile interceptors in Ft. Greely, Alaska last summer — right when North Korea was preparing to carry out an advanced missile launch, according to documents obtained by the Project On Government Oversight.

Murdoc remains supportive of the National Missile Defense programs and am not all up in arms over the piles of cash we’re throwing at it. It’s very difficult and very important, and I know that it won’t come cheap. I guess taking potshots at problems like this is part of the deal, and I don’t mind keeping a little heat on those spending the money.

Read more at POGO.