Missile defense test scheduled
/ Published January 28, 2010
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The 30th Space Wing and Missile Defense Agency are scheduled to conduct a test of the ground-based interceptor system on Jan. 31.
The ground-based interceptor system will launch approximately between 2 - 5:30 p.m.
The test will involve the launch of a target missile from Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the launch of a long-range interceptor missile from Vandenberg, with the interceptor missile attempting to intercept the target warhead at a point over the south central Pacific Ocean.