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A second GBI is launched from Vandenberg AFB during the FTG-11 salvo intercept test, March 25, 2019.

Earlier today the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) conducted the first Ground-Based Midcourse Defense salvo launch, that successfully intercepted an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) target.

Watch video of the intercept test here.

Read MDA’s press release here.

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