U.S. to Try Again on Missile Defenses as N. Korea Threat Grows

  • Test to shoot down dummy missile expected in first quarter
  • Next U.S. president will see if troubled system is improving

North Korea's Nukes Keep Getting Stronger

The Pentagon’s next test of its ground-based system to destroy missiles aimed at the U.S. is tentatively scheduled for the first quarter of 2017, providing the new president evidence of whether the troubled program could stop the nuclear weapons North Korea threatens to launch.

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