Military hails successful Pacific missile-intercept test
By Star-Advertiser staff and Associated Press
May 31, 2017
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An interceptor rocket was launched Tuesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, later successfully obliterating a mock warhead fired from a test range on Kwajalein Atoll. The intercept test was the first of its kind targeting an intercontinental-range ballistic missile like those North Korea is developing.