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Constant cyberattacks on the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and its key weapons programs pose as great a threat as development of intercontinental ballistic missiles by Iran and North Korea, the admiral who heads the agency said Thursday.

Vice Adm. James Syring told a House Armed Services subcommittee that the agency has taken “inordinate” measures to defend its own networks, but he remains concerned about potential vulnerabilities among defense contractors.

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