TITLE

GMD Missile Defense System Succeeds In Test

AUTHOR(S)
Ahearn, Dave
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Defense Daily;10/1/2007, Vol. 236 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27296145

 

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