Skip to comments.US to move missiles to Guam after North Korea threats
Posted on 04/03/2013 1:25:28 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
The US is moving an advanced missile system to the Pacific island of Guam as a precaution following threats by North Korea, the Pentagon has said.
The Department of Defence said it would deploy the ballistic Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System (Thaad) in the coming weeks.
Pyongyang has threatened to target South Korea and the US in recent weeks.
The state's warlike rhetoric follows new UN sanctions and joint military drills by the US and South Korea.
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I sure hope the island doesn’t tip over...lol
Once more The Country and the usurper in the oval office needs to pause and thank GOD that Ronald Reagan had the foresight to push for missile defense!
It shouldn’t tip over with missiles. Since we’re down to so few, the extra weight would be minimal. On the other hand, if the govt moved its Billions of hollow point bullets, thousands of MRAPS, and its newly acquired stocks of AR-15’s, that indeed would be a weight issue to give some concern to Guamians vis-a-vis the whole island tipping over...
You’re discounting the recoil when the missiles launch...
Seems that the United States is just now preparing to take North Korea’s homidical madmen seriously.
Unfortunately, it’s about twenty years late.
Let’s hope all our friends and loved ones on the Left Coast don’t end up glowing in the dark.
I guess Dennis Rodman did not fully impress the young boy.
He thought they were going to send over Michael Jordan.
Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System (Thaad)
One day we will ask what this usurper contributed to our defense—the answer will be a military full of women and queers.
With some boxes of autographed sneakers perhaps.
Aide: “Mr. president, South Korea has been hit by a nuclear missile”
0: “Ok, this is not a time to panic, let’s convene an investigation to get to the bottom of this sometime next week”
Aide: “Sir, another missile has just hit Japan”
0: “Dammit, I just sliced that shot...ok, call Japan’s Prime Minister to see if he needs our help and that an investigation into this nuke stuff will convene soon”
Aide: “Sir, I just got a call that California has been hit too”
0: “ Well, I might as well cancel golf for today...it’s time to bring in the United Nations Security Council into action. Tell them we need to find out who is employing those missiles, as soon as we can”
My days in the Army, Thaad was Theater High Altitude Area Defense System, where does this Terminal come from? And, is there something past Patriot?
Ya got me pal , my expertise stopped with the Nike Hercules.
Hopefully they consulted with that geologic expert Hank Johnson!