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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 123-00
July 06, 2000

Press Advisory for NMD Test Scheduled for July 7

The next intercept test of the National Missile Defense Program is scheduled to take place between the hours of 10 p.m., EDT Friday, July 7 and 2 a.m. EDT, Saturday, July 8.

Lt. Gen. Ronald Kadish, director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, is scheduled to brief reporters approximately 60 minutes after the target launch. This will take place in the Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E781.

A special phone line is being set up for this event at 703-697-5332, and will be operational beginning the morning of July 7. Once a briefing time has been established, the special phone line will be immediately updated to inform those media without a Pentagon Building Pass to meet at either the River Entrance, the Metro Entrance or the South Parking Entrance at a designated time in order to cover the scheduled briefing.

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