Aegis BMD (FM-3) Stellar Impact Quicklook

On June 13, 2002, the US Navy and the Missile Defense Agency completed thier second successful intercept of ballistic missile from the sea. A test target vehicle, TTV, was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the island of Kauai. The target flew a nominal trajectory and achieved an altitude of over 315 km.…

Aegis BMD (FM-3) Stellar Impact Quicklook

On June 13, 2002, the US Navy and the Missile Defense Agency completed thier second successful intercept of ballistic missile from the sea. A test target vehicle, TTV, was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the island of Kauai. The target flew a nominal trajectory and achieved an altitude of over 315 km.…

Aegis BMD Stellar Impact (FM-3) Documentary

May 2002, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld testifies before a US Senate defense subcommittee. “One of the programs that apartment is pursuing is a revitalized effort to test “and develop ballistic missile defenses capable of defending the US, “our friends and allies. “On September 11th, terrorists took commercial jetliners and turn them in “the missiles…

Aegis BMD (FTM-14) Stellar Scorpion Quicklook

On June 5, 2006,Missile Defense Agency and US Navyachieve the second successful sea-based terminal engagement paving the way fordeployment of a near-term capability in 2009. This was the second test of a modified SM-2 Blk IVand the first to use an operational version of the Aegis BMD combat systemthat includes the terminal BMD mission capability.A…

Aegis BMD Stellar Predator (FTM-10) Campaign Documentary

Backdropped against international concern of an impending north korean ballisticmissile launch,two words,Mark India,announced the latest successful for Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense, BMD.Its 7th intercept of a ballistic missile target out of 8 attemptswith an SM-3 missile,and for the second straight time against the difficult separating, medium rangetarget or MRT.The Missile Defense Agency, MDA,US Navy and…

Aegis BMD (FM-2) Stellar Eagle Quicklook

The US Navy and the Ballistic Missile Defense organization completed the 4thflight test of the Aegis LEAP Intercept (ALI) project on January 25, 2002.The ALI project is focused on demonstratingan intercept of a ballistic missile target in spacewith the Aegis Weapon System and Standard Missile.The ALI project is a critical series of tests on a…

Aegis BMD Stellar Ninja (FTM-21) Flight Mission Success Quicklook

On September 18, 2013,the US Navy and the Missile Defense Agencysuccessfully engaged and intercepted a complex, short-range ballistic missile targetfrom the USS Lake Erie. This was the first employment of a salvo size,two firing policyof the Standard Missile 3 Block 1B firing. Where two missiles are fired against a single target.Flight Test Mission 21 continue…

Aegis BMD Stellar Charon (FTM-15) Flight Mission Success Quicklook

on April 14, 2011,the US Navy and Missile Defense Agency, or MDA, achieved another successfulintercept of a ballistic missile target from the sea.Flight Test Mission 15was the most recent sea based, ballistic missile defense campaignand included the third successful engegament test for an Aegis destroyer,and the eight successful test against a separating, ballistic missile target.In…

Aegis BMD Stellar Hecate (FTM-19) Flight Test Mission Success Quicklook

On May 15, 2013 the US Navy and the Missile Defense Agencyachieved another successful intercept of a ballistic missile target from the sea, further validating the deployed Aegis Ballistic Missile Defenseengagement capability.Flight Test Mission-19 validated the performance of the second generationAegis BMD systemand Standard Missile-3 block 1Bagainst Aegis Readiness Assessment Vehicle-C, ARAV-C target.A complex short-range…