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Pentagon Missile Defense: A '$244 Million Baby Step'? - Sputnik International;

Pentagon Missile Defense: A '$244 Million Baby Step'? - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalPentagon Missile Defense: A '$244 Million Baby Step'?Sputnik InternationalIn an test designed to prepare for an attack from North Korea, the US successfully shot down a mockup intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Tuesday afternoon, but questions linger as to whether Washington can keep up with Pyongyang's progress in ...and more »

Shocked S. Korean leader orders probe into THAAD additions - The Guam Daily Post;

Shocked S. Korean leader orders probe into THAAD additions - The Guam Daily Post

The Guam Daily PostShocked S. Korean leader orders probe into THAAD additionsThe Guam Daily PostTHAAD: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. Reuters. prev. next. South Korean ...and more »

World briefs - Macau Daily Times;

World briefs - Macau Daily Times

Macau Daily TimesWorld briefsMacau Daily TimesU.S. A U.S. interceptor scored a direct hit and appeared to result in the “complete obliteration” of a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean in what the Pentagon said yesterday was a realistic test that mirrored the missile threat from North Korea and Iran.and more »

What game theory says about dealing with North Korea - The Conversation AU;

What game theory says about dealing with North Korea - The Conversation AU

The Conversation AUWhat game theory says about dealing with North KoreaThe Conversation AUAn unverified photo of the ballistic rocket test-fired on May 30 released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency. KCNA via Reuters. What game theory says about dealing with North Korea. May 31, 2017 2.42am EDT. Byung-Seong Min. Author.and more »

Pentagon video shows dramatic shoot-down of mock missile - UPI.com;

Pentagon video shows dramatic shoot-down of mock missile - UPI.com

UPI.comPentagon video shows dramatic shoot-down of mock missileUPI.comA U.S. interceptor vehicle is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Tuesday to destroy a mock intercontinental ballistic missile over the Pacific Ocean. Photo courtesy Missile Defense Agency/U.S. Department of Defense. May 31 (UPI) ...and more »

US shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket - The New Paper;

US shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket - The New Paper

The New PaperUS shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocketThe New PaperUS shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket A ground-based interceptor missile takes off from Vandenberg Air Force base in California. PHOTO: AFP. Jun 01, 2017 06:00 am. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on WhatsApp · E-mail this ...and more »

Pyongyang says it is prepared to test-fire ballistic missiles at any time - The Straits Times

Pyongyang says it is prepared to test-fire ballistic missiles at any timeThe Straits TimesSEOUL • North Korea warned yesterday that it was prepared to launch intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) at any time, as the United States successfully tested a system designed to intercept them. The fresh sabre-rattling from Pyongyang appeared ...and more »

US missile defence test succeeds amid tensions with N. Korea - The Straits Times;

US missile defence test succeeds amid tensions with N. Korea - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesUS missile defence test succeeds amid tensions with N. KoreaThe Straits TimesThe Pentagon on Tuesday cheered a successful, first-ever missile defence test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic missile, in a major milestone for a programme meant to defend against a mounting North Korean threat. VIDEO: ...and more »

Video Shows Test ICBM Successfully Being Shot Down by Interceptor Launched From Vandenberg Air Force Base - KTLA

Video Shows Test ICBM Successfully Being Shot Down by Interceptor Launched From Vandenberg Air Force BaseKTLAThe Pentagon successfully shot down an intercontinental ballistic missile using its own upgraded long-range interceptor missile on Tuesday in what was widely seen as a test of US ability to counter a North Korean missile launch. The Missile Defense ...and more »

Here's why North Korea won't let go of its nukes - Globalnews.ca;

Here's why North Korea won't let go of its nukes - Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.caHere's why North Korea won't let go of its nukesGlobalnews.caNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves during a military parade in Pyongyang in April 2017. Wong Maye-E/AP. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn ...and more »

North Korean fisherman drifting at sea spared death – but Pyongyang REFUSES to accept them - Express.co.uk;

North Korean fisherman drifting at sea spared death – but Pyongyang REFUSES to accept them - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukNorth Korean fisherman drifting at sea spared death – but Pyongyang REFUSES to accept themExpress.co.ukSTRANDED North Korean fisherman found drifting in broken boats on the open sea narrowly escaped starving to death after being rescued but the regime is now refusing to take them back. By Rebecca Flood. PUBLISHED: 21:24, Wed, May 31, 2017 ...and more »

Missile Defense Agency Releases Price Tag of ICBM Interceptor - FOX News Radio (blog);

Missile Defense Agency Releases Price Tag of ICBM Interceptor - FOX News Radio (blog)

FOX News Radio (blog)Missile Defense Agency Releases Price Tag of ICBM InterceptorFOX News Radio (blog)Now we know the price tag of that successful missile test conducted by U.S. defense. FOX's Gurnal Scott with the story: According to the Missile Defense Agency, the price of Tuesday's successful ICBM interception: $244 million. They've also deemed the ...and more »

Pentagon: Missile Test Shows US Can Handle Threats Through 2020 - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Pentagon: Missile Test Shows US Can Handle Threats Through 2020Wall Street Journal (subscription)WASHINGTON—The successful test of U.S. missile defenses ensures that the Pentagon can protect the country against increasing threats posed by countries like North Korea and Iran, the military said Wednesday. Vice Adm. Jim Syring, director of the U.S. ...and more »

This Is What It Looks Like When A US Interceptor Obliterates An ICBM [VIDEO] - The Libertarian Republic;

This Is What It Looks Like When A US Interceptor Obliterates An ICBM [VIDEO] - The Libertarian Republic

The Libertarian RepublicThis Is What It Looks Like When A US Interceptor Obliterates An ICBM [VIDEO]The Libertarian RepublicThe U.S. military conducted a successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) intercept test Tuesday, with an interceptor eliminating the incoming missile in a “direct collision.” The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), working alongside the Air ...and more »

Watch the exact moment a 'kill vehicle' takes out a mock ballistic missile - Washington Post;

Watch the exact moment a 'kill vehicle' takes out a mock ballistic missile - Washington Post

Washington PostWatch the exact moment a 'kill vehicle' takes out a mock ballistic missileWashington PostThe Pentagon released video footage Wednesday showing the exact moment a U.S. “kill vehicle” intercepted and destroyed a mock intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) as it flew outside the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean. The target, designed to ...and more »

Watch An Interceptor Take Out An ICBM Target For The Very First Time - Jalopnik;

Watch An Interceptor Take Out An ICBM Target For The Very First Time - Jalopnik

JalopnikWatch An Interceptor Take Out An ICBM Target For The Very First TimeJalopnikThe United States Missile Defense Agency said yesterday that, for the first time in history, it had successfully intercepted a simulated intercontinental ballistic missile (or ICBM) flying through outer space. With a typical closing speed of over 10 ...and more »

New clip shows moment fake nuke was detonated by US rocket - Daily Mail;

New clip shows moment fake nuke was detonated by US rocket - Daily Mail

Daily MailNew clip shows moment fake nuke was detonated by US rocketDaily MailNewly released footage shows the moment that the Pentagon took out a mock nuke above the Pacific Ocean in a dramatic test of America's defensive capabilities, amid growing fears over North Korea's weapons capability. The footage, released Thursday by ...and more »

A new balance of terror: Why North Korea clings to its nukes - The Spokesman-Review;

A new balance of terror: Why North Korea clings to its nukes - The Spokesman-Review

The Spokesman-ReviewA new balance of terror: Why North Korea clings to its nukesThe Spokesman-ReviewIn this April 15, 2017, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is seen in silhouette as he waves during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea, to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, his grandfather. (Wong Maye-E ...and more »

As NKorea threat grows, US plans next anti-ICBM test in 2018 - Digital Journal;

As NKorea threat grows, US plans next anti-ICBM test in 2018 - Digital Journal

Digital JournalAs NKorea threat grows, US plans next anti-ICBM test in 2018Digital JournalThe US military will follow up its experimental shoot-down of an intercontinental ballistic missile by firing two interceptors simultaneously at an incoming dummy warhead in a "real world" test next year, a Pentagon official said Wednesday. The high ...and more »

US successfully intercepts ICBM in test above the Pacific. What does this mean for North Korea? - SOFREP (press release) (subscription);

US successfully intercepts ICBM in test above the Pacific. What does this mean for North Korea? - SOFREP (press release) (subscription)

SOFREP (press release) (subscription)US successfully intercepts ICBM in test above the Pacific. What does this mean for North Korea?SOFREP (press release) (subscription)For the first time ever, the United States military successfully intercepted and destroyed an airborne intercontinental ballistic missile armed with a mock nuclear warhead before it could reach its intended target. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency's ...and more »