"The recent ballistic missile defense test off the coast of Hawaii demonstrates that Aegis can execute complicated missions against a medium-range ballistic missile target", said Paul Klammer, director, Aegis BMD, for Lockheed Martin. Sailors aboard the destroyer USS John Paul Jones tracked it with radar and fired an interceptor missile to shoot it down. It was the third time a North Korean missile overflew one of Japan's four main islands, with previous tests in 1998 and 2009.
A USA official, however, told CNN the test had been planned for a long time and before North Korea's latest provocation. The test was considered a direct challenge to President Trump, who has threatened the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, that America would respond with "fire and fury" to provocations.
The U.S. frequently tests elements of its missile defense systems.
The destroyer fired a Standard Missile-6 or SM-6 interceptor.
This test marks the second time that a SM-6 missile has successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target, officials said. That was the 15th intercept in 15 tests for the THAAD system, according to the MDA.
Hawaii missile test on Monday: The latest US test came days after North Korea fired a Hwasong-12 missile over Japan, an ally of the United States.
Separately, the MDA this week awarded Raytheon Missile Systems a $615 million contract, with $45 million in fiscal 2017 funding obligated initially, to produce 17 Standard Missile-3 Block IIA ballistic-missile interceptors and perform related work.
The Antelope Valley and other inland valleys are expected to face the worst heat this week, with triple-digit temperatures. Experts advise that residents drink plenty of water, reduce time in the sun and to never leave kids or pets in a vehicle.
Results at the school in Lambs Lane South, Rainham, which joined the Harris Federation previous year , are up dramatically. Also the grading system has been changed from the traditional A-U to a 9 to 1 system with 9 being the equivalent of an A*.
In the film Spider-Man: Homecoming , Tony Stark was about to propose to her in front of reporters at the end of the film. It looks like Iron Man will have his on-screen partner Pepper Potts right by his side in the upcoming Avengers 4 .
The defending women's champion, Germany's Angelique Kerber , doesn't play until Tuesday, when she is to face Naomi Osaka of Japan. But it was like she had never been away as she took her night-time record on the Arthur Ashe Stadium to 18 wins in 18 matches.
DreamHost's challenge, however, was met with a DOJ motion "asking for an order to compel DreamHost to produce the records". Like most technology companies, DreamHost receives numerous requests for information from law enforcement each year.
Toller said Lathem then yelled at Warren, who was standing in a nearby doorway, and asked him for help. Toller said Lathem and Warren had talked in detail beforehand about how they would kill themselves.
Surgut , with a population of about 320,000, is an oil- and gas-producing centre 2,100km (1,300 miles) north-east of Moscow. However, Russian officials stopped short of describing the incident as terrorism and also disputed the jihadists' claim.
But a week later, Trump shared a Tweet, writing: " Kim Jong Un of North Korea made a very wise and well reasoned decision". North Korea has described Australia's involvement in war games between the US and South Korea as a "suicidal act".
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Odell Beckham Jr. could miss NY Giants' season opener
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Samsung Leader Five Year sentence for Bribery
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