US launches cruise missile for future use in mid-range missile development August 20th 1:43
The US Department of Defense released a statement on the 19th, and revealed that it had conducted a ground-launched cruise missile launch experiment in California on the 18th.
According to the Department of Defense, the missile flew more than 500 kilometers and landed on the target, so the data obtained through the launch test will be used by the Department of Defense in the future to develop mid-range missile capabilities. is.
In response to the expiration of the INF = Medium-range Nuclear Missile Treaty expired on the 2nd of this month, the US Secretary of Defense Esper announced a policy to develop a medium-range missile that was banned by the treaty.