Aerojet Rocketdyne's Propulsion Supported 11th Successful Missile Defense Intercept for GMD
- Divert and Attitude Control System on Raytheon Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) successfully performed its mission-critical role
- First salvo test for the GMD program
- Flight test further demonstrated the reliability of an important line of missile defense
The test, designated FTG-11, was the first salvo test for the GMD program. During the test, both interceptors, carrying the
“This flight test further demonstrated the reliability of DACS and its role on the GMD system, an important element of our nation’s ballistic missile defense,” said
Source: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.