11.09.2010 02:00 PM
KCBS News Chopper Captures Mystery Missile Launch
MissileLOS ANGELES:A KCBS-TV news chopper captured more than tangled traffic Monday evening during the start of rush hour. The Chopper 2 team spotted the contrail of a missile swiftly rising vertically off the coast of Los Angeles around 5 p.m. Pentagon officials were still trying to determine whom and what launched the missile Tuesday morning. Officials told the Los Angeles Times, however, that it “did not pose a threat to national security.”

The missile appeared to be launched out of the sea north of Catalina Island. A Navy official said it wasn’t responsible for the launch, and the command at Vandenberg Air Force Base said they’d had no launches since Friday. Robert Ellsworth, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO and a former Deputy Secretary of Defense speculated that it could have been a submarine exercise related to President Obama’s visit to Asia.

Pentagon spokesman Col. David Lapan told Stars & Stripes that the missile could be a commercial endeavor, but there was no way yet to know. KCBS has video of the incident.
-- Deborah D. McAdams


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Posted by: Deborah McAdams
Thu, 57-18-2010 02:57 PM Report Comment
I starting to build a bomb shelter
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Posted by: Deborah McAdams
Tue, 47-23-2010 10:47 PM Report Comment
poloisi blowing off steem
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Posted by: Deborah McAdams
Tue, 56-09-2010 08:56 PM Report Comment
Did anybody else get video of this? Another angle would help a lot in determining where and what it was.
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Posted by: Deborah McAdams
Tue, 09-09-2010 03:09 PM Report Comment
It wasn't a missile. It was Iron Man
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Posted by: Deborah McAdams
Tue, 27-09-2010 03:27 PM Report Comment
Wait...the Navy said it is not us.....The AF said it is not us....but the Politians said it was a Navy Sub somehow related to the Presidents visit to Asia? So what is the message.... dont attack our President or we'll nuke you? Or is it all wrong...we dont know? The military doesnt know? the Politicians are lying? and it is a foreign nation that got in close to our shores and launched a missle to send us a messge. No one is asking the question. If our military didnt know.... then when it was spotted....did they go on RED ALERT? Did we activate our National Defense Systems? What the heck....where is the investigative press? dont look for who did it....look at who reacted to it...and ask why.




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