Army Intercepts Ballistic Missile In First Flight Test Of Integrated Battle Command System

By Justin Doubleday / May 28, 2015 at 2:07 PM
The Army successfully intercepted a ballistic missile on Thursday during an inaugural flight test of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System, program contractor Northrop Grumman has announced. The test, conducted at White Sands Missile Range, NM, involved a ballistic missile flying toward a defended area, according to a press release issued by the company. The command-and-control network used data from a Patriot radar to track the threat and then launched two Patriot Advanced Capability-2 interceptors from modified...

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