- Prison Planet.com - http://www.prisonplanet.com -

Pentagon: North Korea working on a nuclear missile to reach the US

Posted By admin On May 3, 2013 @ 5:35 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Jeremy Herb
The Hill [1]
May 3, 2013

North Korea continues to work toward developing a long-range nuclear missile that can reach the United States, according to an unclassified report to Congress released by the Pentagon Thursday.

The report [2] said that North Korea’s advances in ballistic missiles and nuclear technology are in line with Pyongyang’s stated objective of striking the U.S. homeland.

The assessment did not shed much light on the timeline of when North Korea might develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), only saying that the pace would depend on the level of resources and frequency of testing.

The Pentagon’s unclassified report on North Korea’s military capabilities was the first delivered to Congress after lawmakers included the requirement in the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act.

Full article here [1]


Article printed from Prison Planet.com: http://www.prisonplanet.com

URL to article: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pentagon-north-korea-working-on-a-nuclear-missile-to-reach-the-us.html

URLs in this post:

[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/operations/297515-pentagon-north-korea-seeking-nuclear-missile-to-reach-us

[2] report: http://www.defense.gov/pubs/ReporttoCongressonMilitaryandSecurityDevelopmentsInvolvingtheDPRK.pdf

[3] North Korea seeking to develop nuclear missile, Seoul says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-seeking-to-develop-nuclear-missile-seoul-says.html

[4] North Korea threatens nuclear test: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-threatens-nuclear-test.html

[5] Nuclear bombshell: North Korea has nukes capable of striking neighboring nations, says Pentagon: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nuclear-bombshell-north-korea-has-nukes-capable-of-striking-neighboring-nations-says-pentagon.html

[6] North Korea set to conduct intermediate-range missile test: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-set-to-conduct-intermediate-range-missile-test.html

[7] North Korea May Have Missile That Can Reach Hawaii, U.S. Says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-may-have-missile-that-can-reach-hawaii-us-says.html

Copyright © 2013 PrisonPlanet.com. All rights reserved.