Following the launch, the US and South Korean militaries responded by firing surface-to-surface missiles amid increasing tensions on the peninsula.
The weapon was sacked by a U.S. Air Force plane over the Pacific Ocean and intercepted by the system located in Alaska, according to an MDA release.
The Air Force launched a medium-range ballistic missile over the Pacific that was "detected, tracked and intercepted" by the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system located at a complex in Kodiak, Alaska, the U.S.
The U.S. conducted a successful test of a missile-defense system over the Pacific Ocean, military officials announced Sunday morning. THAAD, which has been tested a total of fifteen times, has a flawless test record.
The US military conducted the anti-missile test amid rising tensions with North Korea.
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The MDA said Sunday's THAAD test was conducted to gather threat data from one of the system's interceptors in flight.
The United States said it shot down a medium-range target ballistic missile in its latest test of the country's THAAD missile defense program, which is created to protect the country against potential threats from countries such as North Korea and Iran.
The "Flight Experiment THAAD" test was aimed at gathering "threat data from a THAAD interceptor in flight", according to the USA military.
"The successful demonstration of THAAD against an IRBM-range missile threat bolsters the country's defensive capability against developing missile threats in North Korea and other countries around the globe and contributes to the broader strategic deterrence architecture", the MDA had said after the test.
Moscow and Beijing issued a joint statement earlier this month, calling on Washington to halt THAAD's deployment on the Korean Peninsula. That move has angered China and Russian Federation, and its full deployment had been put on ice by new South Korean President Moon Jae-in. South Korea had earlier deployed two such units but the rest were delayed due to environmental concerns. After the North's ICBM test Friday, Seoul reached out to Washington and requested additional THAAD batteries.
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The retired general has told Democrats that it is Congress' responsibility to change immigration laws if they want to codify DACA. Priebus praised Kelly in an interview shortly after his resignation was announced. "I am always going to be a Trump fan.
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The U.S. ambassador, John Tefft, had expressed "his strong disappointment and protest", the statement said . The North Korea sanctions are created to punish the country for its nuclear and ballistic-missile programs.
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The president eventually emerged, umbrella in hand, and delivered a brief statement on the runway as driving rain poured. The president had considered others for the job, including political operatives David Urban and Wayne Berman.
I wonder if Mooch, hoping/expecting that he'd succeed his nemesis Priebus, is angry that now he'll be answering to a general. Asked what he meant by including Priebus, Scaramucci said, "If Reince wants to explain he's not the leaker, he can do that".
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