quote: If this is an anti-laser countermeasures package demonstration, it's hard to blame them. They were provoked into it by Bush junior's aggressive and questionably-advised withdrawl of the US from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in 2002.
quote: If missile designers wanted to reduce the chance of a missile being intercepted by an anti-missile missile, they could design it to spiral when it's in the ascent phase.
quote: what school did you get your physics degree from? i do have to give you credit however, one gets to read so few truly stupid things in one's life.
quote: a missile with a spiral ascent, ROTFLMAO!!!
quote: "After the return of the submarine to a naval base, experts examined telemetry returns. The first two stages of the missile operated in normal mode, but a technical failure occurred at the third stage of the flight trajectory.According to telemetry data, the third stage engine was unstable," the defense ministry said, adding that a state commission for design and flight tests will ascertain the cause of the engine failure.