The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Navy, and sailors at the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex and Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) successfully conducted the first flight test involving components of the Aegis Ashore system, the Pentagon reports. During the test, a simulated ballistic missile target was acquired, tracked, and engaged by the Aegis Weapon System. At about 7:35 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time on May 20, the Aegis Weapon System fired a Standard Missile (SM)-3 ...
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