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Missile launched from Kauai destroys target over the Pacific

  • MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

    A Kauai facility successfully shot down a target missile in a test Wednesday. Above, an artist’s rendering of the Aegis Ashore deckhouse.

  • MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

    A Standard Missile Р3 (SM-3) Block 1A interceptor, similar to the missile launched from Kauai Wednesday, is launched from the USS Lake Erie during a Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Navy test in the mid-Pacific Ocean on Feb. 13, 2013.

A missile fired from a new Aegis Ashore facility on Kauai successfully intercepted and destroyed a target representing a medium-range ballistic missile Wednesday, the Missile Defense Agency said in a news release. Read more

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