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Missile defense test scheduled

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The 30th Space Wing and Missile Defense Agency are scheduled to conduct a flight test of a modified ground-based interceptor between noon and 4 p.m. June 6.

The modified interceptor is a two-stage variant of the operationally-configured three-stage design now deployed at Vandenberg AFB.

This test is solely for data collection purposes and system performance evaluation. There is no target launch or intercept attempt for this mission.