The U.S. military conducts a test of its missile defense system amid tensions with North Korea.
"A medium-range target ballistic missile (MRBM) was air-launched by a U.S. Air Force C-17 over the Pacific Ocean", the announcement says further, adding that part of the THAAD system stationed in Alaska pinpointed and intercepted the target.
This was the 15th successful intercept in 15 tests for the THAAD weapon system, the agency said.
However, early analysis of Friday's test can not determine how heavy a payload the missile was carrying in its warhead, Wright said.
"We have a responsibility to our allies and our nation to showcase our unwavering commitment while planning for the worst-case scenario".
Sam Greaves said that the exercise will help the U.S.to stay ahead of the evolving threat.
The U.S. Army launched the missile Sunday over the Pacific Ocean.
"If the USA continues to frantically cling on to the so-called "strong sanctions" and military adventures against us, we will respond with firm action of justice that we had already made clear". It does not target intercontinental ballistic missiles. South Korea had earlier deployed two such units but the rest were delayed due to environmental concerns.
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