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U.S. At Sea Missile Defense Success; Japan Assists

November 7, 2007

USS Lake Erie has successfully engaged with 2 SM-3 Ballistic Missile Defense Missiles; shooting down 2 Ballistic Missile targets simultaneously.

The crew onboard the Japanese Navy Ship Kongo conducted BMD operations with her new BMD equipment in prepation for her first firing of an SM-3 Ballistic Missile Defense Missile next month.

This was just one in an ongoing series of at-sea missile defense tests of the AEGIS-SM-3 Missile Ballistic Missile Defense  System.

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