China pushes back on THAAD

Feb 12, 2016

China pushes back on THAAD

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China is critical of moves to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea in the wake of North Korea's rocket launch, but fails to offer much in the way of constructive suggestions on how the South can ensure its own security otherwise.

Dec 11, 2015

NATO missile defenses test off Hawaii deemed success

The U.S. military says it has shot down a missile off Hawaii in a test of a missile defense system designed to protect NATO forces in Europe from attack. The Missile Defense Agency said Thursday that an Air Force C-17 aircraft launched a medium-range ...

May 29, 2014

US urges Japan, S. Korea to cooperate on missile defense

A top U.S. military official on Wednesday called for better missile defense cooperation between Japan and South Korea, in the face of strained ties between America’s two closest Asia allies and a belligerent North Korea. “We’re encouraging our allies and partners to acquire their ...

May 10, 2014

Tokyo to get PAC-3 missile batteries

The Defense Ministry plans to deploy PAC-3 missile batteries in Tokyo in three years to shield the capital from threats, including ballistic missiles from North Korea.