Friday, 8 March 2013

Successful interception of ballistic missile by SAMP/T air defense system of Italian and French army

Wednesday March 6, 2013, the Italian Army and French Air Force carried out for the first time, a successful intercept of a ballistic missile target involving NATO architecture, with their common system medium-ranhe air defense system SAMP/T. After 300 km of flight, the target fired from an aircraft was destroyed by a missile interceptor ASTER 30.
SAMP/T launcher unit during firing test with interceptor missile ASTER 30 (Archive image)

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