#AceNewsReport – May.31: From an ABC News report detailing the intercept test: “The ground-based interceptor launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California shortly after 3:30 p.m. EST Tuesday #AceNewsDesk reports
US Interceptor Missile Successfully Intercepts Test ICBM, Says Pentagon Published on May 30, 2017 at 11:00AM The U.S. will launch an ICBM-class target from the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, 4,200 miles away. If successful, the kill vehicle, or intercept, will collide with the #ICBM test target midcourse over the Pacific Ocean later today.
The ground-based interceptor system is mainly designed to counter a North Korean missile threat, but a U.S. official said Tuesday’s test has been planned for years and is coincidental to North Korea’s increased missile testing this year. This will be the 18th test of the ground-based interceptor.
The last one, in June 2014, was the first success since 2008. The system is nine for 17 since 1999 with other types of target missiles. An #ICBM target has never been tested before.”
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