North Korean ICBM Test Adds Urgency To U.S. Missile Defense Trials

The unprecedented rate of long-range missile testing by North Korea has added a new level of urgency to the Trump administration’s review of U.S. missile defenses.

Missile defense advocates are no longer comfortable relying on a few dozen silo-based interceptors in Alaska and California to thwart potential attacks on the mainland. They are now appealing to the government to pump billions of dollars into strengthening today’s homeland and regional defenses, while investing in …


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