Missile Defense

Congress Directs Immediate Weaponization of Space to Counter Missile Strikes

Space-based interceptors, long on ice, get kickstart from Cruz

Ted CruzCongress is ordering the Pentagon to immediately begin construction of space-based missile interceptors to counter increasing threats from North Korea, Iran, and other countries with advanced missile technology, according to new legislation viewed by the Washington Free Beacon.

China Reveals Images of New Hypersonic Strike Aircraft

Ultra high-speed vehicles shown for first time on state-run television

China has disclosed the first images of secret hypersonic strike aircraft that are being developed to deliver nuclear warheads through U.S. missile defenses. State-run CCTV on Oct. 8 broadcast images of four different vehicles or missiles that U.S. intelligence agencies believe are mockups of hypersonic strike vehicles, including one known as DF-ZF.

North Korean ICBM Not Seen Before by Pentagon

Haley: U.S. ready to use force against Pyongyang

North Korea revealed a new mobile intercontinental ballistic missile during the dramatic July 4 flight test into the Sea of Japan as the Trump administration on Wednesday said it is ready to use force to counter the growing nuclear missile threat to the United States.