31 Jul '17, 9pm

U.S. and allies take steps to deter aggressive and escalatory actions by #NorthKorea

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2017 — The North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile that was launched July 28 from Mupyong-ni traveled about 620 miles before splashing down in the Sea of Japan about 103 miles from the coast of Hokkaido, Japan, the Pentagon director of press operations said today. A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, Alaska, during Flight Test THAAD-18, July 11, 2017. During the test, the THAAD weapon system successfully intercepted an air-launched intermediate-range ballistic missile target. Defense Department photo by Leah Garton Interceptor Launched A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, Alaska, during Flight Test THAAD-18, July 11, 2017. During the test, the THAAD weapon system successfully intercepted an ...

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