NEWS | April 14, 2016

USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launch

By U.S. Strategic Command Public Affairs

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. − U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected and tracked what we assess was a failed North Korean missile launch at 3:33 p.m. CDT.

According to North American Aerospace Defense Command, the missile launched from North Korea did not pose a threat to North America. The men and women of USSTRATCOM, NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, and U.S. Pacific Command remain vigilant in the face of North Korean provocations and are fully committed to working closely with our Republic of Korea and Japanese allies to maintain security.