The Pentagon’s warnings to North Korea not to replicate an April satellite launch this month come as U.S. defense officials are delaying the Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) next planned flight test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, which has not achieved a successful intercept since 2008. The Defense Department is moving assets into the Pacific region to monitor North Korea’s launch, says Adm. Samuel Locklear, head of U.S. Pacific Command. Pyongyang says a satellite ...


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