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Royal Navy test fires supersonic interceptor missile

Sea Ceptor is intended to intercept air targets at Mach 3

The Royal Navy has showed off its latest missile in the first successful test of the Sea Ceptor air defence system. Britain's Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin announced that the live-fire test of the supersonic missile, which is designed to intercept and destroy enemy missiles at three times the speed of sound and will be a key system for protecting Britain's nuclear deterrent and aircraft carriers, took place off the coast of Scotland from the Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll.

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  • Missile Defense
  • Royal Navy
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