Mike Campisi, Raytheon's SM-6 senior program director, said the company developed the anti-ballistic missile capability in just seven months after it was requested earlier this year. A sailor on the USS John Paul Jones triggered a self-destruct sequence by mistake.
While Tokyo said the North Korean test was "an unprecedented, serious and grave threat" to the Japanese nation, Pyongyang described it as "a meaningful prelude to containing Guam Island", as well as "decisive countermeasures against joint military exercises", referring to the US base in Micronesia and the joint US-South Korea drills respectively.
The ship detected and tracked a target missile launched from Kauai, Hawaii, "with its onboard AN/SPY-1 radar, and onboard SM-6 missiles executed the intercept", the statement read.
Separately, the MDA this week awarded Raytheon Missile Systems a $615 million contract, with $45 million in fiscal 2017 funding obligated initially, to produce 17 Standard Missile-3 Block IIA ballistic-missile interceptors and perform related work. The test was considered a direct challenge to President Trump, who has threatened the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, that America would respond with "fire and fury" to provocations.
Well-informed Palestinian sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that no significant breakthrough occurred at the Abbas-Kushner meeting. The report of the planned USA proposal came amid recent signs of disillusionment from Abbas over U.S. peace efforts.
The park ranger said that Schneck admitted to wanting to do harm to the Dowling statue because he did not "like that guy". Schneck has been charged with attempting to maliciously damage or destroy property receiving financial assistance.
Total will gain about one billion boe in proven and estimated reserves, more than 80 per cent of it under the North Sea, it said. That will make the Danish company the second-largest investor in the French giant, according to data compiled by Bloomberg .
That said, the M5 F90's 4.4-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 develops the same amount of horsepower and 750 Nm (553.2 lb-ft) of torque. BMW M engineers have also added a new carbon fiber reinforced plastic roof to cut weight even further on the new M5.
Lathem, a well published microbiologist, began teaching at Northwestern University in north suburban Evanston in 2007. Eddie Johnson thanked the law enforcement officers and "law-abiding citizens" who helped to find Lathem and Warren.
The fighting has killed 89 people and forced thousands of civilians - Rohingya and ethnic Rakhine - to flee their homes. Such attacks deserve to be condemned in the strongest possible terms, " an official statement said .
The new NSR vehicle is styled after the Mario Bros. and features a different color and logo depending on which team you are on. After months of fan outcry and downright begging, Rocket League was finally announced for Nintendo Switch a few months ago.
Similarly, PayPal and crowdfunding sites said they have cut off payment support for white supremacists and hate groups. It's important that Facebook is a place where people with different views can share their ideas.
The Virginia Lottery said a near-record Powerball jackpot has led to skyrocketing ticket sales - except during the solar eclipse. The error by the Massachusetts State Lottery over which store sold the lone winning Powerball ticket is being blamed on nerves.
Aamir Khan tweeted saying, "Presenting the first song of Secret Superstar , and along with one of the Secret Superstar , Megha". Before she begins recording, she tries to disclose her name but hesitates and says, " Main aapko apna naam nahi bata sakti ".
Germany will hold a general election on 24 September, and about one million ethnic Turks living in Germany can vote. Ozdemir had previously pressed Ankara to recognise the World War I killings of Armenians as genocide.
U.S. airstrikes block evacuation of Islamic State militants
It is cooperating with the US -led coalition that has been conducting an airstrike campaign against the group since mid-2014. The military official said once the transfer is completed, the Lebanese army would take control of the evacuated areas.
Three brawls mar Tigers-Yankees game
Tigers ace Justin Verlander?was also seen arguing with teammate Victor Martinez in the dugout during one of the skirmishes. The Yankees have been doing their part with wins in seven of nine after a 10-2 victory at Detroit on Wednesday.
Former Thai premier Yingluck flees ahead of verdict
Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra has fled overseas , sources say, ahead of a verdict in her trial over a rice subsidy scheme. The rice subsidy plan Yingluck oversaw paid farmers about 50 percent more that they would have made on the world market.
Faced ecstasy tablets seized in Germany
The drugs were worth roughly €40,000 (£37,000), and were seized along with a large quantity of cash that was found in the vehicle. "The back of the tablet is embossed with the word " TRUMP " and "*NL".
Sun & Clouds For Today's Eclipse
The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies - well, except when the sun happens to be obstructed by the moon. Coverage will remain very isolated, so overall viewing conditions should be pretty good for the eclipse.
8 injured in Russian Federation knife attack
The incident took place in a city some 2,100 kilometres northeast of Moscow in the oil-rich Khanty-Mansi region. The investigation is ongoing and the security level has been raised, the statement also said.
17 in AP poll
But for the second straight year the Bulldogs finished the season unranked in the AP poll after being ranked. Malzahn's team went 8-5 and lost the Outback Bowl in 2014 and went 7-6 and won the Birmingham Bowl in 2015.
Granderson heads to Dodgers for post-season push
While he's hitting only.228 this season, he has a very respectable.815 OPS and has slugged 19 home runs in 395 plate appearances. The Dodgers starting rotation leads the NL in ERA and has not even had its ace Clayton Kershaw the past month.
State's jobless rate still at 3.4%
Hospitality jobs, for instance, generally don't pay as well, and are generally less secure, than professional work. Farm industries added 1,800 jobs on a month-over basis, while nonfarm industries shed a net 4,900 jobs.