Weapons technology

President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One with first lady Melania Trump for a trip to Poland and Germany, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 05, 2017 - 11:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump expressed frustration with China on Wednesday for failing to do more to cut off support to North Korea and exert pressure to curb its nuclear pursuits. North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile test this week demonstrated a dangerous new reach for...
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A public TV screen broadcasts a local TV news showing what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, aired by North Korea's KRT on July 4, 2017, in Tokyo Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The Japanese government says it is taking every measure to ensure people's safety a day after North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile. The missile that North Korea launched Tuesday fell into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
July 05, 2017 - 5:10 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed Wednesday his nation will "demonstrate its mettle to the U.S." and never put its weapons programs up for negotiations, a day after test-launching its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The hard line suggests more tests are being...
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This image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, shows what was said to be North Korea leader Kim Jung Un, center, applauding after the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea's northwest. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. North Korea claimed to have tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile in a launch Tuesday, a potential game-changing development in its push to militarily challenge Washington — but a declaration that conflicts with earlier South Korean and U.S. assessments that it had an intermediate range. (KRT via AP Video)
July 04, 2017 - 10:33 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Grinning broadly, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delighted in the global furor created by his nation's first launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, vowing Wednesday to never abandon nuclear weapons and to keep sending Washington more "gift packages" of missile...
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A TV news program shows a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. North Korea on Tuesday launched yet another ballistic missile in the direction of Japan, South Korean officials said, part of a string of recent test-firings as the North works to build a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States. The signs read " North Korea launched a missile after a summit meeting of South Korea and the United States." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 04, 2017 - 2:58 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea claimed to have tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile in a launch Tuesday, a potential game-changing development in its push to militarily challenge Washington — but a declaration that conflicts with earlier South Korean and U.S. assessments that...
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A TV news program shows a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. North Korea on Tuesday launched yet another ballistic missile in the direction of Japan, South Korean officials said, part of a string of recent test-firings as the North works to build a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States. The signs read " North Korea launched a missile after a summit meeting of South Korea and the United States." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 04, 2017 - 1:27 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea conducted what may be its most successful missile test yet on Tuesday, firing an intermediate-range weapon that could be powerful enough to reach Alaska. It's Pyongyang's latest step in a push for nuclear weapons capable of hitting any part of the United States...
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A TV news program shows a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. North Korea on Tuesday launched yet another ballistic missile in the direction of Japan, South Korean officials said, part of a string of recent test-firings as the North works to build a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States. The signs read " North Korea launched a missile after a summit meeting of South Korea and the United States." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 04, 2017 - 12:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile Tuesday that appeared to have flown for a longer time than previous such missiles, landing in waters near North Korea's bitter rival, Japan, according to U.S., Japanese and South Korean officials. The test is the...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcome South Korean President Moon Jae-in to the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 29, 2017 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the South Korean president visit to Washington (all times local): 6 p.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has arrived at the White House for the start of a two-day meeting with President Donald Trump. Moon was greeted by Trump on the South Lawn of the White House...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in is seen through wine glasses as he speaks to a dinner hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the South Korean Chamber of Commerce in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
June 29, 2017 - 10:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea's president readied for talks Thursday with congressional leaders and a White House dinner with President Donald Trump as he looks to reassure Washington that he will coordinate closely on dealing with the threat from North Korea. President Moon Jae-in has long...
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June 13, 2017 - 2:19 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul says a suspected North Korean drone found near the Korean border last week was found to have taken photos of a U.S. missile defense shield in the South. Seoul's Defense Ministry said Tuesday investigators discovered hundreds of photos from the drone's Sony-made in-...
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Graphic shows details of U.S. missile launch targeting an ICBM; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
May 30, 2017 - 5:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon scored an important success Tuesday in a test of its oft-criticized missile defense program, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor that is key to protecting U.S. territory from a North Korean attack. Vice Adm. Jim Syring, director of the...
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