• Kyodo


The United States will conduct its next test of an antiballistic missile it has jointly developed with Japan by the end of the year, following a test failure in January, a Pentagon official said Wednesday.

The Standard Missile-3 Block IIA is “an extremely capable interceptor,” said Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, director of the Missile Defense Agency under the Defense Department, at a Senate hearing.

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