Yesterday Lisa Myers questioned the USArmy's refusal to deploy an Israeli-manufactured rocket-grenade interceptor called TROPHY. Today's NBC News Investigates follow-up explained that military brass preferred to wait for a Future Combat System, which is still under development by Raytheon, a US-based manufacturer, even though the army's own weapons testers recommended TROPHY. Myers reported that an army colonel threatened a navy engineer who gave TROPHY the thumbs-up "to be careful" and "vowed to take down" the system's key supporter inside the Pentagon.
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