US shoots down mis­sile in Hawaii test

Hawaii Tribune Herald - - NEWS -

HONOLULU (AP — The U.S. mil­i­tary shot down a medium-range bal­lis­tic mis­sile dur­ing a test off Hawaii, of­fi­cials said.

The Pa­cific Mis­sile Range Fa­cil­ity on Kauai launched the tar­get mis­sile late Tues­day. Sailors aboard the de­stroyer USS John Paul Jones tracked it with radar and fired an in­ter­cep­tor mis­sile to shoot it down.

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