South Korea will further strengthen its "tailored" deterrence, along with the United States, against North Korea's nuclear and missiles threats while enhancing its attack and missile defense capabilities, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday.
The missile defense capabilities of the United States are “clearly focused” on deterring very real nuclear threats from North Korea right now, said the U.S. military’s No. 2 general.
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has assessed that North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) re-entry vehicles are likely to “perform adequately” if flown on a normal trajectory to mainland United States, according to a report
North Korea is building its intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capabilities, and possibly submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM), according to a senior U.S. Defense Department official Wednesday.
The U.S. Strategic Command (Stratcom) chief warned Tuesday that North Korea continues to develop nuclear weapons and that the country's intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests could pose a threat to the U.S. mainland.