Space Force Missile To Protect California From North Korea, Seen From The 209

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Space Force Missile To Protect California From North Korea, Seen From The 209 🚀

Early this morning this video was taken in Lathrop. The missile seen flying is a test missile on its way to intercept a mock target to simulate a nuclear strike launched from North Korea.

The interceptor missile was launched by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. According the agency an “intermediate range target” was dropped over the Pacific Ocean from a plane just after 6:30am. At approximately 6:48am, a “ground-based interceptor missile” was launched from a silo on Vandenberg Space Force Base in Lompoc in Southern California north of Santa Barbara.

Spokeswoman Heather Cavaliere said, “If North Korea were to launch a missile at the United States, the ground-based interceptor would go up and destroy the threat.”

Vanderberg Space Force Base released the following statement Sunday December 10:

“Space Launch Delta 30 Public Affairs
A U.S. Missile Defense Agency flight test of a Ground-based Interceptor missile is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 11, between the hours of 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time from Vandenberg Space Force Base, conducted by Space Launch Delta 30, the Missile Defense Agency, and U.S. Northern Command.

Col. Bryan Titus, Space Launch Delta 30 vice commander, is the launch decision authority.

“At Vandenberg, the US Space Force’s largest spaceport and test range, the MDA mission is not just a mission, but our mission,” said Titus. “Our dedicatedGuardians and Airmen take pride in supporting these crucial national security missions, and it is an honor for us to contribute to the safeguarding of our nation’s security.””

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