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Johns Hopkins APL Plays Key Role in Test of Next-Generation Ballistic Missile Defense

May 9, 2012 - A Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block 1B interceptor is launched from the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) during a Missile Defense Agency test in the mid-Pacific. The SM-3 Block 1B successfully intercepted a short-range ballistic missile target that had been launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii.

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