The us military conducted a successful test of a missile defense system. The interceptor missile was launched from an underground mine on U.S. air force base Vandenberg in California.
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As stated in an interview with NBC News, the Director of the missile defense Agency, U.S. Vice Admiral Jim Fife, the tests showed “an important event, demonstrating reliability in the reflection of a real threat.”
It is also noted that the exercise was conducted in response to another launch of a ballistic missile in North Korea, and the interceptor missile itself represents the last line of defense against ballistic missiles.
On Monday, Pyongyang launched another missile launch. Japanese authorities have declared that she fell in the area of their exclusive economic zone.
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