new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
SM 3 Block IIA is launched from the Aegis Ashore. | by Official U.S. Navy Imagery
Back to photostream

SM 3 Block IIA is launched from the Aegis Ashore.

KAUAI, Hawaii (Dec. 10, 2018) A Standard Missile (SM) 3 Block IIA is launched from the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex at the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Kauai, Hawaii, Dec. 10, 2018, to successfully intercept an intermediate-range ballistic missile target in space. This is the third successful intercept out of five intercept tests for the SM-3 Block IIA missile. Aegis shore-based facilities will be equipped with the SM-3 Block IIA missiles to strengthen America’s short- and intermediate-range missile defense strategy. (U.S. Army photo/Released) 181210-A-AB123-005

5,519 views
16 faves
0 comments
Uploaded on December 12, 2018