Us army performs test with intercept intercontinental ballistic missile

Us army performs test with intercept intercontinental ballistic missile

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The U.s. army has Tuesday a test was performed with the intercept of an intercontinental ballistic missile. The exercise was, according to the Pentagon successfully.

The Americans put their antiraketsysteem to the test by an attack to simulate on the west coast of the United States. The exercise is seen as a test for a possible missile attack from North Korea to neutralize it. Concern is growing that the communist country is quite far with the development of a missile with a nuclear warhead that the US can achieve.

According to the Pentagon, it was a oefenraket launched from an atoll in the pacific Ocean. A rocket fired from the air force base Vandenberg in California knew the missile outside the atmosphere to intercept.

The director of the U.s. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) called the successful test a “incredible feat” and a “major milestone” for the antiraketprogramma of the USA. It was the first time in three years that the U.s. army such a test has run.

North Korea

North Korea tested the last few months several ballistic missiles. A week ago, launched the North Koreans have a missile which is just outside the exclusive Japanese economic zone ended up.

At the beginning of may fired a North Korea a missile, that Russia in the sea came out of it. That launch was strongly condemned by the international community and the UN.

Monday brought North Korea to re a missile. According to South Korea came the projectile landed in the Sea of Japan after a flight would have been made of 450 kilometers.

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