The following is the July 21, 2023 Congressional Research Service In Focus report, North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons and Missile Programs. Read More
Remains of a Chinese rocket that delivered spy satellites burned up over the skies of Nepal on Saturday, just days after a similar incident occurred over Texas last week, USNI News has learned. Read More
This post has been updated with a statement from U.S. Space Command and additional information on the path of the debris.
The second stage of a Chinese rocket that delivered a trio of military surveillance satellites in June disintegrated over Texas on Wednesday, USNI News has learned. Read More
This post has been updated with additional details on a third shootdown of a high-flying object over U.S. airspace.
The U.S. downed two high-altitude flying objects that flew into North American airspace near Alaska on Friday and over Canada on Saturday, a Pentagon spokesman said. On Sunday, the U.S. downed a third unidentified object over Lake Huron, Mich. Read More
The following is the Jan. 23, 2023 Congressional Research Service In Focus report, North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons and Missile Programs. Read More
The following is the Dec. 12, 2022, Congression Research Service report, U.S.-North Korea Relations. Read More
The following is the Sept. 15, 2022, Congressional Research Service report, North Korea: September 2022 Update. Read More
The United States needs to deploy its Next Generation Interceptor by 2028 or sooner to keep pace with North Korea’s accelerating ballistic missile program, most recently demonstrated in Pyongyang’s successful test-firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile Thursday, Air Force Gen. Glen VanHerck told the Senate Armed Services Committee. Read More
The United States reminds Canada and Russia often that Washington regards the Northern Sea Route and the Northwest Passage as straits used for international navigation, not exclusively theirs to control, an international maritime law expert said Wednesday. Read More
This story has been updated to distinguish between Gen. Glen VanHerck’s role leading North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command.
The Russian military is spending “hours” in airspace near Alaska when it performs flyovers in the region, the head of North American Aerospace Defense Command said on Wednesday.