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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

North Korea Can Hit U.S. With Long-Range Nuclear Missile

North Korea is capable of hitting the United States with a long-range nuclear missile, the commander of the U.S. Northern Command said last week.

“I agree with the intel community that we assess that they have the ability, they have the weapons, and they have the ability to miniaturize those weapons, and they have the ability to put them on a rocket that can range the homelands,” said Adm. William Gortney, the Northcom commander who is also in charge of defending the United States from long-range missile attack.

“And as the defender of North America, the United States officially, in the ballistic missile defense, I think the American people expect me to take the threat seriously,” he said Wednesday at the Atlantic Council.

The comments by Gortney were made days before North Korea held a military parade in Pyongyang marking the anniversary of the founding of the ruling communist Worker’s Party of Korea. Military analysts say the parade showcased a new variant of a long-range road-mobile missile built with Chinese assistance.



Anonymous said...


Unknown said...

bring it on then we can show the world the greatest fighting force the world has ever known politics will be swept aside, espoecially if they will go after washington first

Anonymous said...

Actually, they could launch one from an old freighter lurking off the coast.
We'd barely have a few minutes to react.

Anonymous said...

I hope we have enough aimed at them to turn them into a parking lot.