USS Lake Erie intercepts target missile from PMRF

//USS Lake Erie intercepts target missile from PMRF

USS Lake Erie intercepts target missile from PMRF

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A medium range ballistic missile target is launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF).  The target flew northwest towards a broad ocean area of the Pacific Ocean.  Following target launch, the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) detected and tracked the missile with its onboard AN/SPY-1 radar.  The ship equipped with the second-generation Aegis BMD weapon system, developed a fire control solution and launched a SM-3 Block IB guided missile to engage the target.  (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mathew J. Diendorf/Released)

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