GMD Missile Defense System Succeeds In Test

Ahearn, Dave
October 2007
Defense Daily;10/1/2007, Vol. 236 Issue 1, p2
Market Research Report
The article reports the success of the Ground-based Midcourse missile Defense (GMD) system in passing a test against a long-range ballistic missile target. In the test, a target missile was sent aloft from the Kodiak Launch Complex at Kodiak, Alaska, while a GMD interceptor took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The upgraded early warning radar at Beale AFB, California, was the primary engagement radar for the test. The test was designed to evaluate the performance of several elements of the Ballistic Missile Defense System.


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