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An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, at 1:13 a.m. Pacific Time, October 2, 2019.

Air Force Global Strike Command just tested an intercontinental ballistic missile over the Pacific

ICBM test launches are not a response to anything, the Air Force says; rather they demonstrate that the US nuclear deterrent is robust and ready.
An unidentified short-range ballistic missile.

The US and North Korea weirdly fired off missiles at almost the exact same time

North Korea fired off suspected short-range missiles Thursday. In a weird coincidence, the US launched an unarmed ICBM at almost the exact same time.

Russia threatened to vaporize US cities — here are the areas in the US most likely to be hit in a nuclear attack

"It's exceedingly unlikely that such an attack would be fully successful," said Stephen Schwartz, the author of "Atomic Audit."

Russia just test-fired an ICBM built to beat US defenses as a nuclear arms race heats up

Russia test-fired its advanced RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday, amid rising tensions between Washington and Moscow.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pyongyang, North Korea, May 9, 2018.

North Korea’s missile program reportedly continues after Trump and Kim Jong Un’s pledge to promote ‘peace and prosperity’

US officials say that new evidence, including recent satellite photos, suggest North Korea is producing at least one liquid-fueled ICBM at a research facility.
RS-24 YARS ICBM test launch.

Putin says Russian troops will soon receive new Yars ICBMs — here’s what they can do

The Yars is a three-stage ICBM that can be fired from mobile-launchers and silos.

Kim Jong Un joked that he’d no longer ‘interrupt’ the South Korean president’s sleep with early-morning missile tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday at the truce village of Panmunjom.
North Korea's Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, which the country claims can reach the US.

North Korea could nuke the US as early as July 23, according to Britain’s Ministry of Defense

Kim Jong Un's government has tested multiple nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles.

Putin said Russia has developed a new generation of unstoppable nuclear weapons — and showed an animation of them heading for the US

The Russian president made the announcement at the country's state of the nation address on Thursday.
A Picture and its Story: North Korea on parade.

US sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate