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Just one month after a U.S.-deployed missile-defense system became operational in South Korea, the Pentagon said that a futuristic missile-interceptor system that will protect the U.S. mainland against strikes from Iran, North Korea and China passed a key test.
The test of the much-maligned defense system comes as the threat of a nuclear strike is rising at a pace not seen since the Cold War.
This new missile interceptor is known, technically, as the Ground-based Midcourse Defense System, or GMD. We're bringing you this update because several of our top aerospace stocks are key suppliers - and because it relates to the growing nuclear threat we've been telling you about since Private Briefing's inception.
Let me tell you just what happened Tuesday, tell you which of our companies were involved and explain why this is a "must-watch" defense project.
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