NEWS | March 25, 2019

Test of Nation's Midcourse Defense System Conducted

30th Space Wing

A test of the nation's Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, was conducted from North Vandenberg Monday, March 25 at 10:32 a.m. PDT by 30th Space Wing officials, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, and U.S. Northern Command.

Col. Bob Reeves, 30th Space Wing vice commander, was the launch decision authority.

“Both the 30th Space Wing and the Missile Defense Agency worked hard to get the team ready for today’s launch,” said Reeves. “I am impressed by the professionalism each member of this team embodied.”

Missile Defense Agency point of contact is Heather Cavaliere at or (256) 450-4699.