Security, North America
Get ready, North Korea.
The Pentagon is pursuing an innovation missile-defense system that could address some of the shortcomings of the existing systems it deploys.
There are a number of major (somewhat interrelated) obstacles to defending against a missile attack. The first is simply the sheer technological challenge of using a missile to destroy another fast-moving missile.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States said on Friday they had decided to deploy an advanced missile defense system with the U.S. military stationed in South Korea to counter North Korea's missile threat.
The U.S. military is rushing to deploy a controversial missile defense system in South Korea, after North Korea practiced ballistic missile attacks aimed toward U.S. troops. The missiles splashed down in the Sea of Japan, within ran...
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