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What Happens If North Korea Gets A Nuclear-Armed Missile Into The Air?

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Daily Caller
April 19, 2017

If a North Korean nuclear-tipped missile makes it into the air, the U.S. and its allies have a response plan.

South Korea and Japan both rely on tiered missile defense. Stage two of South Korea’s three-stage defense system is the Korea Air and Missile Defense (KAMD) system, which is designed to intercept incoming missiles. To bolster that defense system, the U.S. recently began the process of deploying a THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) battery to South Korea, after North Korea fired four missiles into the Sea of Japan.

China expressed concerns the THAAD X-band radar could be used to peer into its own territory, so the U.S. has agreed to configure THAAD in terminal mode in an effort to ease concerns. In terminal mode, the radar has a range of several hundred miles and can facilitate the elimination of missiles in the terminal phase of flight. THAAD can also be configured to forward-base mode, which extends the radar’s range so THAAD can target projectiles in the initial or launch phase.

China, nevertheless, continues to express opposition to the deployment.

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This article was posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 5:46 am

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