Inside the Pentagon - October 12, 2017

NATO task group tracks ballistic missile targets, intercepts cruise missile targets

Jason Sherman   | October 11, 2017
The first-ever deployment of a NATO Integrated Air and Missile Defense task group consisting of ships from more than a dozen countries, sailing in the rough seas of the North Atlantic as part of a major international missile defense exercise, has tracked ballistic-missile targets and intercepted cruise missile targets in the initial scenarios of an event that aims to forge a collective shield. These are the first two of five planned events for Formidable Shield 2017, conducted by Naval Striking...

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