Coast Guard: Missile test could be conducted next weekend


KODIAK, Alaska — The U.S. will conduct as soon as next weekend another test of a missile defense system meant to counter threats from North Korea.
The launch from Alaska’s Kodiak Island is scheduled to occur at the Pacific Spaceport Complex-Alaska, according to a U.S. Coast Guard notice. Mariners are advised to remain clear of swaths of ocean between Kodiak Island and Hawaii through the weekend.
U.S. Army soldiers are stationed temporarily at the launch complex for U.S. Missile Defense Agency testing of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system,
the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency successfully completed a Flight Test THAAD-18…



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