Pentagon's missile defense review looks at new space technologies, lasers

President Donald Trump visited the Pentagon on Thursday to formally unveil the Missile Defense Review.
1:50 | 01/17/19

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Transcript for Pentagon's missile defense review looks at new space technologies, lasers
We have the finest. Weapons in the world and were ordering the finest weapons in the world that you can be sure of we are here too who present the results of my administration's. Missile defense review. Our goal is simple to ensure that we can detect and destroy any missile launched against the United States anywhere. Anytime. Any place. As we all know the best way to keep America safe. Is to keep America strong and that's what we're doing stronger than ever. In a time of rapidly. Evolving threats. We must be certain that our defensive capabilities are unrivaled. And unmatched. Anywhere in the world. All of our foreign adversaries. Competitors and rogue regimes are steady legally enhancing there. Ms. civil. Arsenal's. All offer. There arsenals are getting bigger. And stronger. And we're getting bigger. And stronger in every way. They're increasing their lethal strike capabilities. And their focused on developing long range missiles that could reach targets within the United States. As president my first duty. Is the defense. Of our country. First and the defense of our country. And defense has many different definitions. Covers a lot of territory. I will accept nothing less for our nation. And the most effective. Cutting aid should missile defense systems. We have the best anywhere in the world it's not even close.

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