US Plans a Missile Defense Test Against North Korea
North Korea’s nuclear missile has threatened the Pentagon and probed it to plan a missile defence test. The US defence test is going to counter an intercontinental-range designed missile for the first time in its military history. The US plan will take place on Tuesday next week. It is going to simulate the intercontinental ballistic missile by North Korea which was targeted for the US homestead. The latest US interceptor was successful in June 2014, although it has a spotty track record of succeeding in 9 out of a total of 17 attempts since 1999 and has only made it once in the last four attempts.
American Missile defence will now solely target North Korea. This has been prompted by Korean declaration that it will soon stage a powerful nuclear-missile, enough to reach the US territory. US President Donald Trump and Shizo Abe , The Prime Minister of Japan publicly reported this plan as an agreement to strengthen sanctions that will completely shield the territories against North Korea’s developed Weapons and ballistic missiles.
In the recent past, Pyongyang has been conducting a number of missiles which has raised alarm and made many countries to demand for tight economic sanctions to force the country dismantle its weapons and remain powerless. As reported by their aides, this issue has risen a lot of concern and it was discussed at length by Mr Trump and Mr. Abe before a The G7 Summit. In their discussion as reported by the White House, the two leaders arrived at a consensus that would see their teams cooperate to tighten the agreed sanctions against North Korea including identification and sanctioning of all the supportive entities that facilitate the ballistic missiles and Nuclear programs for North Korea. In addition to sanctioning, the two further agreed on making their alliance stronger and enable each country become defensive against North Korean threats. Trump vowed to sedulously defend his territory with all the might accorded to him. Capability experts asserted that Pyongyang’s efforts would maybe be possible later beyond 2020. He Recognizing it as a global problem, he assured the reporters in the Presence of Mr. Abe that it will be solved.
Rex Tillerson, the Secretary of State in the US urged all the countries in the world to join hands in implementation of the already initiated UN Sanctions against Missile and Nuclear weapons’ programs by North Korea. He also added that the US administration will be ready to make use of secondary sanctions in targeting foreign companies that still engages in business with Pyongyang. Chinese firms are at high risk of being targeted with these toughest secondary sanctions because they are known to trade with North Korea.
A senior US state Department official reported as he spoke in Beijing, China that China has realized it has very little time reigning in North Korea using. He added that China was open to sanctions.