Missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base intercepts test warhead

Missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base intercepts test warhead

Image: A Ground-based Midcourse Defense interceptor is launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on June 22, 2014.

The Pentagon successfully tested a U.S. long-range interceptor missile over the Pacific Ocean

Image: A Ground-based Midcourse Defense interceptor is launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on June 22, 2014.

VIDEO - US conducts intercept test against simulated ICBM attack. The Tuesday test involved a simulated attack by an ICBM, firing off an upgraded long-range interceptor from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.  The US Missile Defense Agency declared in a statement that the launch was the first live-fire test for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) and hailed it as an "incredible accomplishment."  "This system is vitally important to the defense of our homeland.

Watch US first-ever ICBM interceptor test

VIDEO - US conducts intercept test against simulated ICBM attack. The Tuesday test involved a simulated attack by an ICBM, firing off an upgraded long-range interceptor from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The US Missile Defense Agency declared in a statement that the launch was the first live-fire test for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) and hailed it as an "incredible accomplishment." "This system is vitally important to the defense of our homeland.

Titan IV Centaur launch, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Central California, October 2005

Titan IV Centaur launch, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Central California, October 2005

Reuters   The U.S. military has begun the first missile defence test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental-range ballistic missile (ICBM), firing off an interceptor rocket from an underground silo at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It could be several hours before... - #Fires, #Goal, #ICBM, #Interceptor, #Simulated, #Striking, #World, #World_News

Reuters The U.S. military has begun the first missile defence test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental-range ballistic missile (ICBM), firing off an interceptor rocket from an underground silo at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It could be several hours before... - #Fires, #Goal, #ICBM, #Interceptor, #Simulated, #Striking, #World, #World_News

An unarmed Minuteman III nuclear missile is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The missile travelled 5250 miles. by Simon Norfolk.

An unarmed Minuteman III nuclear missile is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The missile travelled 5250 miles. by Simon Norfolk.

The first test simulated an attack by an intercontinental ballistic missile, firing an interceptor from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

America's missile defense system WORKS

The first test simulated an attack by an intercontinental ballistic missile, firing an interceptor from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

The U.S. military has begun the first missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic missile, firing off an interceptor from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, a Reuters witness at the base said.

U.S. starts first test of key defense against ICBM attack

The U.S. military has begun the first missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic missile, firing off an interceptor from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, a Reuters witness at the base said.

A ground-based interceptor is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, toward a ballistic missile target launched from Alaska during a test Dec. 5, 2008. (Photo courtesy of the Missile Defense Agency)

A ground-based interceptor is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, toward a ballistic missile target launched from Alaska during a test Dec. 5, 2008. (Photo courtesy of the Missile Defense Agency)

Minuteman 3 missile launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Central California, June 2005

Minuteman 3 missile launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Central California, June 2005

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