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A unitary medium-range ballistic missile target launches from the Pacific missile range facility and flies northwest towards a broad ocean area of the Pacific Ocean.
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KEKAHA, Hawaii (Feb. 12, 2013) A unitary medium-range ballistic missile target launches from the Pacific missile range facility and flies northwest towards a broad ocean area of the Pacific Ocean. The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG-70), equipped with the second-generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system, used a launch-on-remote doctrine to engage the target with a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) block IA guided missile. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mathew J. Diendorf/Released)

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