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USS Mitscher launches an SM-2 missile to intercept a simulated enemy missile during Exercise Formidable Shield.

PHOTOS: NATO navies hold massive missile defence drill in Scotland as tensions with North Korea continue to mount

Eight NATO powers joined forces to take part in Exercise Formidable Shield.
The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system launches during a flight test from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Trump may be dangerously overconfident in US missile defenses against North Korea

President Donald Trump said that "we have missiles that can knock out a missile in the air 97% of the time," but he may be dangerously overconfident.
A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor during a successful intercept test.

The US approves $15 billion sale of THAAD air-defense systems to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia also agreed to purchase Russia's S-400 air defense system on Thursday.

Turkish state media boasts about its Russian-made missile system’s ability to shoot down US planes

Turkey bought Russia's most sophisticated surface-to-air missile system this month, and its state-run news agency appears to be touting its capabilities.

Turkey says it has bought Russia’s most sophisticated missile-defense system

The deal comes amid between worsening relations between Turkey and its NATO partners.

A 2-minute video shows how the US would try to track and shoot down North Korean missiles fired on Guam

North Korea's missile threat is getting more dire every day. This short video shows how the US would seek to counter it.

Watch the US Navy shoot down a medium-range missile in its latest test after North Korea launched a missile over Japan

The US Navy successfully intercepted a medium-range missile in a test following North Korea's launch of a missile over Japan.

North Korea is just getting started on a fleet of more powerful nukes

North Korea's latest batch of missile imagery shows off a nascent fleet that may one day match the US's ability to launch large nuclear payloads.

How the US and Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles headed for Guam

The US and Japan have tremendous missile defense capabilities.

After the US had a shot at taking out Kim Jong Un, North Korea changed its launch tactics

"It would be launched from a place we might not necessarily think they would launch from ... and they can do it at any time of day."