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Submission + - Anatomy of a boondoggle: the Airborne Laser (thebulletin.org)

__aaqpaq9254 writes: A distressing article on the boondoggle that was the Airborne Laser (ABL). Over 8 years behind and $4 billion dollars over budget, this article describes "A classic defense boondoggle, the ABL is also a frightening example of how committed military officials, scientists, and defense contractors can persuade Congress to keep a defense program alive against, seemingly, all reason."

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