On Tuesday, the Pentagon announced that they successfully tested America’s missile defense system, launching an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), and an “interceptor” to subsequently destroy it over the Pacific Ocean.
Officials likened it to “hitting a bullet with a bullet.”
On Wednesday, footage was released of the exercise. It includes views of the ICBM launch, the interceptor taking off, as well as the fantastic, colorful night collision over the world’s largest body of water.
Here it is: