European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 23 1968, Page 3

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 23, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseFriday february 23, 1968 the stars and stripes abandoned ship gales whip raging seas against the . Destroyer Bache aground on the greek Island of Navy has Given up attempts to re float the disintegrating vessel and plans to Dis Mantle the ship on the spot. A photo sea based missile plan under study Washington up the Navy is considering deployment of sea based defensive missiles to complement the nation s thin antimissile system. Navy Secretary Paul r. Ignatius told the Senate armed services committee tuesday that such a system not Only would provide Early warning of a mis Sile attack but could shoot Down Multi warhead weapons before they could let Fly at targets. Ignatius testified on the Navy s $23 billion budget along with adm. Thomas h. Moorer chief of naval operations and Gen. Leonard Chapman jr., Marine corps commandant. The witnesses also told the committee that Navy officials Are studying possible develop ment of an intercontinental bal Listic missile with an even longer Range than the Multi warhead Poseidon which soon will re place the Polaris on most of nation s 41 missile packing sub a gee Man subscribe Ini ,.9fffffmf. ?f.,-Yt. F a a. Him pm it i i phere he goes again. Loading up for another adventure. With stripes naturally. That s the whole thing about Home delivery the whole family enjoys it circulation office phone numbers free heathens Civ 6851&9germany Berlin Civ 738388 Bremerhaven Civ

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