According to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency, the United States has begun deploying components of the THAAD anti-missile system in South Korea to counter the threat from the communist North Korean regime.
The move is considered controversial by some, who see it as an escalation of tensions. However, it must be pointed out that the THAAD system is defensive in nature.
China opposes the deployment, while South Korea supports it.
Below, watch clips of the THAAD system in action: