U.S. May Not Be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts

U.S. May Not Be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say ExpertsNBC ^ | April 19, 2017 | KEN DILANIAN Posted on 4/19/2017, 3:15:37 PM by lowbridgeTop generals have been insisting for years that if North Korea launched a missile at the United States, the U.S military would be able to shoot it down.But that is a highly questionable assertion, according to independent scientists and government investigators.In making it, the generals fail to acknowledge huge questions about the effectiveness of the $40 billion missile defense system they rely on to stop a potential nuclear-armed ballistic missile fired by North Korean or Iran, according to a series of outside reviews.”

They are leading political leaders to believe that they have a military capability that they don’t, in fact, have,” says physicist David Wright, who has studied the program for years as co-director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists.(Excerpt) Read more at nbcnews.com …

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