Thursday, 15 December 2016

MDA & USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) Conduct MRBM intercept test with SM-6 & Aegis 9.C1

The Missile Defense Agency and sailors aboard USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), an Aegis baseline 9.C1 equipped destroyer, today successfully fired a salvo of two SM-6 Dual I missiles against a complex medium-range ballistic missile target, demonstrating the Sea Based Terminal endo-atmospheric defensive capability and meeting the test's primary objective.

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