August 02, 2008
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's destroyer Kongô, equipped with the state-of-the-art Aegis missile defense system, launched the Standard Missile 3 (SM3) interceptor missile that hit the target (ballistic missile),12/17/2007; with soundtrack.
Also, note to China: This is not the Royal Navy. Think very carefully before waking these people up.
Related: Making Russian commercial shipping a hard target for latter day Barbary pirates. Note to the pirates: These are Russians, not the United States Supreme Court. They do not care about your "rights".
Posted by Ghost of a flea at August 2, 2008 02:43 PM
It's best to watch the SM3 test while also having a window open playing that Combichrist song.
Those two videos: synchronicity.
Sorry that it took six hours, half a bottle of wine and five gins to come up with what I meant to say.