U.S. intercepted ballistic missile target over Pacific while China exercised around Taiwan

By Jason Sherman / August 12, 2022 at 12:57 PM
The United States executed a ballistic missile intercept test over the Pacific Ocean during a multinational maritime exercise that included Japan, South Korea and other nations, in an event that overlapped with China's coercive military exercises -- including missile launches -- around Taiwan. Missile Defense Agency Director Vice Adm. Jon Hill revealed the event during remarks Aug. 11 at the Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, AL. “Right now, the Navy is out there exercising Pacific Dragon in an...

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