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FIRST SUCCESSFUL ANTIMISSILE NAVAL SYSTEM TEST
KAUAI, HAWAII, The first test of the Navy Theater Wide antimisile system has been conducted successfully in the Kauai range in Hawaii islands. The Aegis radar equipped cruiser USS Lake Erie launched a SM-3 which intercept the "enemy" ballistic missile outside the atmosphere, according with computer aided simulations developed. The use of ships as launch base could provide the same reaction time of...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency