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Next-gen Standard Missile-3 Completes First Intercept Test

The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have completed the first successful intercept flight test of a Raytheon Company Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA, a defensive weapon designed to defeat short- to intermediate-range ballistic missile threats. Crew members on board the USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53) launched a SM-3Block …

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