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Eyeing North Korea, U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept.

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.

New security laws put to test as Japan’s largest naval vessel embarks on protection mission near Shikoku

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 satellite for USA

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.