Missile Defense Agency fires four missiles in test today off Kauai

July 26, 2021

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The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, in concert with the Navy, today fired four SM-6 Dual II missiles against a “raid” of two short-range ballistic missile targets in the “broad ocean area” northwest of Hawaii.

The test described as the “most complex mission executed by MDA” resulted in at least one target being intercepted, the agency said.

“Based on initial observations, one target was successfully intercepted. At this time, we cannot confirm the second target was destroyed,” MDA said in a news release. The target missiles were fired from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai…

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