A missile defense interceptor blasts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base during a earlier launch. The Ground-Based Midcourse Defense segment program will conduct a flight test Tuesday, with plans for an interceptor launched from Vandenberg to hit a target launched from the Kwajalein Atoll.
A missile defense interceptor blasts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base during a earlier launch. The Ground-Based Midcourse Defense segment program will conduct a flight test Tuesday, with plans for an interceptor launched from Vandenberg to hit a target launched from the Kwajalein Atoll. U.S. Air Force photo
A missile defense interceptor blasts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base during a earlier launch. The Ground-Based Midcourse Defense segment program will conduct a flight test Tuesday, with plans for an interceptor launched from Vandenberg to hit a target launched from the Kwajalein Atoll. U.S. Air Force photo

Vandenberg to launch first test of ICBM intercept and ‘upgraded kill vehicle’

May 26, 2017 07:27 PM