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    FTM-18: Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense - SM-3 Block IB launch [Image 1 of 3]

    FTM-18: Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense - SM-3 Block IB launch

    UNITED STATES

    06.27.2012

    Photo by Ben Listerman 

    Missile Defense Agency

    A Standard Missile - 3 (SM-3) Block IB interceptor is launched from the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) during a Missile Defense Agency test in the mid-Pacific. The SM-3 Block IB successfully intercepted a separating ballistic missile target that had been launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii. The Lake Erie's crew detected and tracked the target and its weapons system developed a fire control solution. The crew then launched the SM-3, with the intercept occurring a few minutes later.

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    Date Taken: 06.27.2012
    Date Posted: 06.27.2012 11:56
    Photo ID: 613317
    VIRIN: 120627-O-MD123-004
    Resolution: 2400x3000
    Size: 3.17 MB
    Location: US

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