Modified SM-6 missile demos new capability

August 3, 2015 8:01 PM

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A modified SM-6 missile has demonstrated a new capability -- destruction of a short-range ballistic missile in its terminal flight phase, Raytheon says.

PACIFIC MISSILE FIRING RANGE , Hawaii, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Raytheon's Standard Missile-6 has for the first time intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile in its terminal phase of flight.

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