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defpro | Lockheed Martin’s Aegis BMD System Successfully Intercepts Second Target This Year

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin team successfully intercepted a separating ballistic missile target with the second generation of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, Aegis BMD 4.0.1, and the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB missile. During the test known as Flight Test Mission-18 (FTM-18), Aegis BMD 4.0.1 successfully detected, […]