North Korean Missile Threat: Made in the USA

According to Air Force Gen. Victor E. Renuart, Northcom commander, the United States is ready to knock down the last stage of a Taepodong-2 missile that North Korea is expected soon to launch in the direction of Hawaii. Continue reading

Pentagon Deploys Experimental Missile Shield to Hawaii

When North Korea threatened to launch a ballistic missile in March, the Pentagon responded coolly. No effort would be made to shoot down the test missile, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said. The experimental, floating SBX missile-defense radar, would stay in dry-dock. This was a test, not an imminent attack, after all; and it would’ve cost as much as $100 million to move the thing into place. Continue reading

MSM: Japan warns that North Korea may fire missile at U.S. on Independence Day

(DailyMail) – North Korea may launch a long-range ballistic missile towards Hawaii on American Independence Day, according to Japanese intelligence officials. Continue reading

MSM: Japan says ready to shoot down NKorea missile

Japan gave its military the green light on Friday to shoot down any incoming North Korean rocket, with tensions high ahead of a planned launch that the US and allies say will be an illegal missile test. Continue reading

MSM: US deploys warships as North Korea prepares to launch missile

The US has deployed two warships with anti-missile capabilities in the waters off Japan as tensions mount over North Korea’s plans to test-fire a long-range ballistic missile capable of striking Alaska. Continue reading