First Intercept Test Of Beefed-Up Standard Missile Imminent

Credit: Raytheon Standard Missile-3 Block IIA is being jointly developed by the Japan Ministry of Defense and U.S. Missile Defense Agency. Missile Defense Agency
The first intercept test of the Raytheon Standard Missile-3 Block IIA off the coast of Hawaii has been delayed due to poor weather conditions, but will go ahead “in the near future,” the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) says. Originally planned for October, the intercept test was pushed into early 2017...

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