April 05, 2020

U.S. conducts “critical” missile defense test of GMD system
System designed to intercept long-range threats from North Korea and Iran
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on Monday conducted a successful test of its Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system designed to counter intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) threats from Iran and North Korea.Monday's test was the first time the GMD attempted a salvo engagement, with two interceptors intended to strike an ICBM-level target fired from 4000 miles away."This