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These are the boost phase, from launch through ascent, 1-5 minutes; the midcourse phase, when the missile booster burns out and the missile coasts in space toward its target, up to 20 minutes; and the terminal phase, a brief period when the missile reenters the atmosphere, according to the MDA website. A long-range ground-based interceptor launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., May 30, 2017, to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile target that was launched from the U.S. Army’s Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. This was the first live-fire test event against an ICBM-class target. The ground-based midcourse defense is an element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. DoD photo by Senior Airman Robert J. Volio Interceptor Launch A long-range ground-based interceptor launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., May 30, 2017,...

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