Space and Missile Defense
Reorganizing the missile defense enterprise
Make no mistake: The first time someone isn’t looking, Army budgeteers will probably try to use the additional funding to buy trucks rather than THAADs, and Navy budgeteers will try to buy hulls and Tomahawks rather than SM-3s.

US successfully intercepts ballistic missile in Hawaii test

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the destroyer John Paul Jones successfully conducted a complex missile defense flight test, resulting in the intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile target using SM-6 guided missiles during a test off the coast of Hawaii on Aug. 29. (Latonja Martin/U.S. Missile Defense Agency)
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