langue en Raytheon Company - 03/05/2019

FTM-21 Navy Ship Launches Two Missile Defenders Against Target in Unprecedented Test

In a first-of-its-kind drill, the U.S. Navy consecutively launched two Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles at a single target in a test high above Earth's atmosphere on September 18, 2013.

By a margin of seconds, the first SM-3 won the race, destroying the target and confirming the ability of warships to launch multiple missiles at one time against an incoming ballistic missile threat.

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