Preparing for North Korea’s growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The American interceptor has a spotty track record, succeeding in nine of 17 attempts against missiles of less-than-intercontinental range since 1999. North Korea is now the focus of U.S. efforts because its leader, Kim Jong Un, has vowed to field a nuclear-armed missile capable of reaching American territory.
With tensions high on the Korean Peninsula, Self-Defense Force on Monday began its first operation to safeguard U.S. military vessels. japan new security laws last year permitted such actions. the main aim is to demonstrating the Japan-U.S. security alliance and deterring North Korea from further nuclear and missile tests.19,500-ton Izumo is likely to refuel other U.S. vessels deployed in waters near Japan in anticipation of potential missile tests by North Korea.
SpaceX successfully launches NROL-76 U.S. military spy satellite for USA the main work of this satellite is not clear as its a confidential data. SpaceX succeeded in its second attempt to launch NROL-76.The rocket lifted off from LC-39A at 7:15 AM EDT as planned, move quickly to its target orbit.The first launch attempt on Sunday, April 30 was not taken place due to a sensor issue.