US Succeeds in Ballistic Missile Intercept Test - The Chosun Ilbo

The U.S. on Tuesday for the first time succeeded in a simulated shoot-down of a full-size intercontinental ballistic missile. The Ground-Based Interceptor missile that hit the target Tuesday constitutes the second of three stages of the U.S. missile ...and more »

What game theory says about dealing with North Korea - Asia Times

North Korea fired its third missile in three weeks on May 29, once again drawing protests from South Korea and Japan. Tensions have been rising in the region since the start of the year when Kim Jong-un's regime started a series of tests, of which this ...and more »

Is missile war on the cards, or does Kim Jong-un have other plans? - New Zealand Herald

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has invoked global tensions in recent weeks over his ballistic missile tests and nuclear ambitions. But rather than starting a war, the isolated leader may actually have other cunning plans in store for his weapons arsenal.and more »

US Successfully Test Anti-Missile System - Voice of America

The United States Defense Department says it has successfully tested a defense system against an intercontinental ballistic missile. The test involved two separate missile launches. The military launched an intercontinental ballistic missile or ICBM ...and more »

Pentagon video shows dramatic shoot-down of mock missile -

A 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 »

The US just shot down an ICBM — but if North Korea attacks it won't be that easy - Business Insider

The US put its Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) missile shield to the test on Tuesday, firing an intercontinental ballistic missile from the Marshall Islands and knocking it out of the sky with a missile fired from California. The long-planned test ...and more »

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

US 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 »

Missile Defense Agency Releases Price Tag of ICBM Interceptor - FOX 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 »

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

North 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 »

Watch the exact moment a 'kill vehicle' takes out a mock ballistic missile - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Pentagon released video footage on Wednesday showing the exact moment a US "kill vehicle" intercepted and destroyed a mock intercontinental ballistic missile as it flew outside the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean. The target, designed to simulate ...and more »