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The test marked the second time an SM-6 has hit a medium-range ballistic missile, the agency said, without mentioning North Korea’s test this week. “We are working closely with the fleet to develop this important capability, and this was a key milestone in giving our Aegis BMD ships an enhanced capability to defeat ballistic missiles in their terminal phase,” said Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves. “We will continue developing ballistic missile defense technologies to stay ahead of the threat as it evolves.” In December, John Paul Jones fired two SM-6 missiles against a test medium-range ballistic missile. The missile is made by Raytheon. In a release on Wednesday morning, the company said it rushed enhanced software for the missile based on a request from the government. The SM-6, which is part of the Standard Missile family, is the only sea-based missi...

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