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An unarmed U.S. cruise missile floated to a parachute landing on a northern Canadian lake, successfully concluding the first free-flight test of the weapon in Canada. The 18-foot-long missile flew for 4 1/2 hours and 1,500 miles under its own jet power and, at the end, parachuted onto a frozen lake near a Canadian Forces base at Cold Lake, 180 miles northeast of Edmonton, Alberta. Anti-nuclear protesters' attempts to put balloons and a net in the missile's path had no effect on the test.

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