The first GMD interceptor in its underground silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. back in 2004. Photo: Boeing Company
Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) program. Photo: Boeing Company
GMD interceptor in its underground silo at Fort Greely, Alaska. Photo: Boeing Company
October 4, 2007 The Boeing Company, working with industry teammates and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, has successfully completed a missile defense flight test resulting in the intercept of a target warhead to demonstrate the capability and reliability of the nation's only defense against long-range ballistic missiles.
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