Sat, 17 Oct, 2020
Japan’s public broadcaster has mistakenly sent an alert warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then retracted it minutes later - just days after a similar error occurred in Hawaii.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018
The government of Hawaii did not have reasonable safeguards in place that would have prevented the transmission of a false alert about an imminent missile strike, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has said.
Sun, 14 Jan, 2018
The Pentagon scored an important success on Tuesday in a test of its oft-criticised missile defence programme, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor that is key to protecting US territory from a North Korean attack.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch on Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a US supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017