PAC-3 Interceptors Relocated On Hokkaido

On September 20, the Japanese Defense Ministry relocated Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) surface-to-air missile interceptors on the northern island of Hokkaido to an air defense base close to the flight…

South Korea Tests New Taurus Missile

On September 12, the South Korean Air Force conducted its first live-fire test of the Taurus air-to-surface cruise missile. The missile, air-launched from an F-15K fighter jet, flew over 400…

North Korea Conducts 6th Nuclear Test

On September 3, North Korea successfully tested what state-run news outlets called a “two-stage thermonuclear weapon.” The underground explosion at the northeastern Punggye-ri nuclear test site produced a 6.3 magnitude…