U.S. Tests New SM-6 Variant Against Missile Target

SM-6 launch
Credit: MDA
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has performed successful interceptor test against a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target in the wake of North Korea’s missile launch over Japan. The test off the coast of Hawaii involved the Aegis-equipped USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) and multiple...

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