Friday, February 17, 2012

ET-1 tested at Eglin

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command successfully completed a test flight of the new Economical Target-1, Feb. 15 at Eglin Air Force Base. The Economical Target-1 missile was launched from the Santa Rosa Test Site with the support of the 46th Test Wing on Eglin into the ocean area within the test range. The target missile's flight was tracked by several range sensors and preliminary indications are that all data collection objectives were met. (Source: Army, 02/15/12)