Navy SM-6 Missile Will Attempt to Swat Down a Mock Hypersonic Weapon

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May 11, 2021 | Originally published by The Drive on April 14, 2021

An SM-6 missile will be tested against maneuvering threats by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the U.S. Navy (USN). According to the article, the MDA and USN will further demonstrate this capability against an advanced maneuvering threat-representative target later this year.

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