other shot across the bow by North Korea. Pyongyang saying its latest intercontinental ballistic missile test is a stern warning to the United States. The message appearing on its state run news agency after an unusual late night test launch, the second time the North has fired this kind of long-range weapon.
Indications are this missile was even more powerful than the first, soaring over 3,700 kilometers above the Earth with the potential ability to reach Los Angeles and even Chicago. The US and South Korea have wasted no time in retaliating, staging a joint ballistic missile exercise themselves.>> Our alliance's readiness and ability to fight together when called upon to achieve is achieved through frequent, realistic combined training like today's activities.
>> The Trump administration's denounced the launch as a reckless and dangerous action. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe warns the threat to his nation's security is real and severe. While South Korea's President is preparing to ramp up his country's defenses ordering talks to discuss rolling out more FA anti-missile units.