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US test first interceptor intercontinental ballistic missile designed to counter threat fro

m North Korea's Kim JongThe US military has begun the first missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic missile to counter threat from North Korea. It has fired off an interceptor from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, a Reuters witness at the base said. It could be several hours before the US military discloses whether the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) interceptor struck its target. Riki Ellison, the founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, described the test as vital. He said: We are replicating our ability to defend the United States of America from North Korea , today. The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system launches during a flight test from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California (Image: REUTERS) A flight test from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California (Image: REUTERS) A m

an and a child watch as the GMD element of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system launches dur

ing a flight test (Image: REUTERS) The test came as fears mount about North Koreas advancing program to

develop an ICBM capability. The US military sought to reassure the public that Americas defenses were lay2020年马会免费资料五十二期 ered, meaning it had multip

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United States. Read MoreRelated ArticlesDonald Trump says North Koreas latest missile test shows great disrespect for China Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said: We improve and learn from each test, regardless of the outcome. Thats the r

eason we conduct them. The system that we test today is a developmental system thats being flown for the first time and we look forward to understanding the results so we continue to mature the system and stay ahead of the threat. People watch the flight test in California (Image: REUTERS) The test has been said to be an attempt to defend the U.S. from North Korea (Image: REUTERS) The US system has successfully hit its target in only nine of 17 tests

since 1999 and the most recent test was in 2014. Read MoreRelated ArticlesSmiling Kim J

ong-un says hell send bigger gift package to Yankees as he watches missile launch into Sea of Japan A successful intercept would be like hitting a bullet with a bullet, exper

ts say, adding that the ICBM would be traveling faster than

any missile in previous GMD tests. North Kore

a has dramatically ramped up the pace of its missile tests over the past year, with a goal of developing an ICBM that can strike the U.S. mainland.

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