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Ground-based Midcourse Defense

IFT-7 Successful Intercept -- Integrated Flight Test (IFT) -7 took place on December 3, 2001. The interceptor was launched from Meck Island in the Kwajalein Island Atoll. The launch was part of the flight test program for the Ground-based Miscourse Defense program.

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IFT-7 shortly after launching