U.S. Completes First Successful SM-3 Block IIA Intercept Test
During the SFTM-01 flight test conducted by the
Aerojet Rocketdyne's MK 72 booster provided the first-stage propulsion on the SM-3 Block IIA and the company's Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS) maneuvered the kinetic warhead to successfully impact the ballistic missile target.
"The SM-3 Block IIA TDACS is the next evolution of the extremely successful SM-3 Block IB TDACS," said
The SM-3 Block IIA represents the newest generation of
Glenn Mahone, Aerojet Rocketdyne, 202.302.9941 Glenn.Mahone@Rocket.com Lynn Machon, Aerojet Rocketdyne, 916-355-3587 Lynn.Machon@Rocket.com
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