ARMED FORCES: Missile Week

The U.S.'s missile-test Scoreboard last week showed one big win. one loss and one "no decision."

¶ Minutes after it had surfaced off California's Point Mugu. the Navy's conventionally powered submarine Grayback launched a stubby-winged turbojet missile from its deck, quietly slipped back under the waves. With chase and control planes following closely. Chance Vought's Regulus II flew a guided, circuitous 200-mile route to Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert, where because of a landing-gear malfunction, it burned up on landing. But the landing was a technicality : the business version of Regulus II will pack a...

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