Thursday, February 21, 2008

Pentagon Briefing on the USA 193 Shoot Down

Gen James Cartwright, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, provides further information related to the successful operation intercepting a non-functioning satellite.

You can click on the player above or the link below to watch video and audio of a Pentagon Briefing held this morning at 7:00 am EST by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. James E. Cartwright on the US Navy shoot down of NROL-21/USA 193. USA 193 was a new generation NRO Radar imaging satellite that was launched in December 2006 and failed within a few hours of its launch from the Western Test Range.

You can get a written transcript of the presser above at