When will the GMD national missile defense system finally be tested against ICBMs? 2015? 2020? (May 2, 2012)

When will the GMD national missile defense system finally be tested against ICBMs?   The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) says 2015, but the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says the first test against ICBMs is now scheduled for 2020.  In either case, it will be more than a decade after the system became operational.

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