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U.S. missile defense systems gaining against Kim's ICBM threat: GAO

May 31, 2018

U.S. missile defense systems gaining against Kim's ICBM threat: GAO

The U.S. network of ground-based interceptors intended to defend against an intercontinental ballistic missile fired from North Korea "achieved a number of major accomplishments" in 2017, according to the General Accountability Office. The system managed by Boeing Co. conducted its first successful flight test of ...

Feb 16, 2018

Japan, U.S. to hold enhanced tabletop exercise on missile defense

Japan and the United States will hold a tabletop exercise for ballistic missile defense on a larger scale than before, in their latest show of unity against North Korea, the Defense Ministry said Thursday. The annual exercise, aimed at enhancing tactical skills for ballistic missile ...

Feb 3, 2017

U.S. Aegis destroyer runs aground, causing oil spill off Kanagawa

A U.S. Navy Aegis destroyer ran aground near Yokosuka naval base, causing an oil spill off Kanagawa Prefecture, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The incident involving the USS Antietam, forward deployed with the 7th Fleet, took place Tuesday and resulted in an estimated 4,160 liters ...