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Raytheon: Army aware of missile's flaw

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By Ross Kerber
Globe Staff / December 26, 2007

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Army officials were aware that the Raytheon -built Patriot air-defense system had difficulty distinguishing between friendly and enemy aircraft but deployed the missiles in the Iraq war after deciding the system was needed to protect troops, a Raytheon Co. executive stated in a recent legal filing. (Full article: 1063 words)

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