The anti-missile missile was launched from the US destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), which is involved in the MTMD Forum, which is conducted by the NATO countries. As reported in the press service of the US Navy, the anti-missile successfully intercepted a ballistic missile SM-3 Block IA.
Testing of elements of the American missile defense system is demonstrated on the Internet. A video of the launch of the anti-missile missile from the side of the destroyer is presented by the press service US Navy. The video of the interception of a ballistic missile was not published.
According to NATO officials, the missile defense system in Europe, created by the Americans, will be fully formed by 2018 year. Some of its elements are present in Spain, Poland and Romania.