Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicles Destroy Mock ICBM


    For the first time, the Missile Defense Agency launched two Raytheon-built Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicles in a back-to-back historic test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on March 25, 2019. One EKV destroyed a mock intercontinental ballistic missile and the other gathered data in what is called a “two-shot salvo” engagement. Read more.