Ballistic Missile Intercept via SM-3


02/15/2016: The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the Japan Ministry of Defense (MoD), and U.S. Navy sailors aboard USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a flight test Feb. 3, resulting in the first intercept of a ballistic missile target using the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA off the west coast of Hawaii.

Video by Tatum Vayavananda

Defense Media Activity Forward Center – Pacific