US Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency (MDA) HandoutThe Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor as seen in a photo shared by the US Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency (MDA).
MDA spokesman Chris Johnsonsaid the THAAD weapon system at the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak, Alaska, would "detect, track and engage a target with a THAAD interceptor".
Analysts from a research firm called Eurasia Group reportedlyclaims that U.S. President Donald Trump will possibly put more pressure on North Korea's Kim Jong Un to stop its nuclear program after the latter reportedly launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday, July 4. The ground based system is created to shoot down short, medium and intermediate-range ballistic missiles.
Some experts have said that the nuclear-capable missile North Korea just tested, the Hwasong-14, can reach Alaska.
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The launch of THAAD missile defence system was planned months ago.
Lockheed Martin said each THAAD system features five key components that include interceptors, launchers, a radar, a fire control unit and support equipment. "The test is designated as Flight Test THAAD (FTT)-18", Johnson said.
While the USA and its regional allies insist that the rocket fired was indeed an ICBM, the Russian military has expressed doubts about the technical characteristics of the rocket.
Meanwhile in a show of force against North Korea, South Korea and the United States staged deep strike precision missile firing drills on Wednesday.
The US military this year began deploying THAAD to South Korea, a move that infuriated China, which has argued the deployment would further destabilize the situation on the Korean peninsula. China and Russian Federation opposed THAAD's deployment in Korea, saying it would destabilize the power balance in the region.
Instead of the military buildup course that the USA is actively pursuing in the region, Russian Federation and China have offered their own roadmap out of the stalemate.
US THAAD systems are also installed in Guam and Hawaii.
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Just like the last few days, some of the storms will be strong or severe with main threat gusty winds and heavy rain. The heat begins to build each afternoon next week, expect highs in the mid 90s by Wednesday afternoon.
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He escaped around 8pm on July 4, but prison officials didn't realize he was gone until 2pm the next day, Stirling said. Causey held a grudge because he got prison time in the two prior cases, according to testimony at his 2004 trial.
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Israel says the territory's fate, along with other core issues like security, should be resolved in negotiations. Jewish tradition claims that Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebecca, Jacob and Leah, are buried at the site.
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