What It Looks Like When the Patriot and THAAD Missile Defense Systems Activate

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The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Army Program Executive Office Missiles and Space, and U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command successfully conducted a test of the Patriot and Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon systems from White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The test, designated Flight Test Patriot Weapon System (FTP)-27, consisted of two events which took place on February 20, 2020 and October 1, 2020. (Missile Defense Agency video by Stacy Swanson)

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