US shoots down a fake nuke

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US shoots down a fake nuke

Unread post by sagbay » November 2nd, 2018, 4:42 pm

US shoots down a fake nuke using a 'kill vehicle' interceptor
The high-velocity feat was captured on video.
U.S. Navy
Published on Oct 30, 2018
A ballistic missile target, launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Kauai, Hawaii during Flight Test Standard Missile-45 is acquired and intercepted by a SM-3 Block IIA guided missile, launched from the destroyer USS JOHN FINN (DDG-113). The ship detected and tracked the target missile with its onboard AN/SPY-1 radar using the Aegis Baseline 9.C2 weapon system. Video produced by Mark Wright for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) (Released)
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