Pentagon: U.S. successfully destroys ICBM target in defense test - UPI.com
UPI reports: "The U.S. military said it shot down a mock ballistic missile in the
first test of its ground-based intercept system Tuesday, simulating a
scenario if North Korea shoots a missile toward the United States. [...]
Pyongyang has performed nine missile launch tests this year, including
one Monday involving a short-range ballistic missile."