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MIRV Def. / Poseidon Test #3396

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 16, 1969
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(Studio) Funds cut from Poseidon missile plans. Report on 1st seaborne test.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Cape Kennedy, Florida) Flight to cover 2,000 mile Poseidon to carry multiple warhds. and will replace Polaris missiles. Test shown. 200 warhds. per sub. equals 7000 on all 31 subs. Goal is to swamp any defense system with MIRVs. Air Force Minuteman III to also carry MIRVs.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Bergman, Jules;
Reynolds, Frank

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