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Pentagon looks at Fort Custer for a missile base


AUGUSTA (WKZO) -- Could Fort Custer in Augusta be turned into a ground based anti-intercontinental ballistic missile launch site?

The Government is looking at 5 bases in the eastern U.S.  They already have sites on the West Coast. They are also looking at sites in Vermont, New York, Maine and Ohio.

But there is opposition from some in Congress who say its a waste of money.  They have tested the missile system three times and its failed each time. 

Michigan Senator Carl Levin, Chair of the Armed Services Committee says even the Pentagon thinks the site search is premature.   

"The military has told us that to this point, there is no military requirement for such an additional site. If such a requirement is shown in the future, the site should be located wherever it is most effective,"

The missiles would be launched to intercept and destroy any incoming intercontinental missiles launched by Iran, should they ever develop a missile that has that capability. 

It would mean jobs for which ever site is picked.