Friday, March 19, 2010

North Korea's Missile Stockpile Jumps to 1,000 : South Korea

North Korea has about 1,000 short- and medium-range missiles that are capable of hitting U.S. military facilities in Japan and Guam as well as South Korea, Defense Minister Kim Tae-young said Wednesday. Kim told a forum in Seoul that the North is also believed to have 30 to 40 kilograms of highly enriched uranium.Kim's remarks indicated an increase in Pyongyang's missile stockpile given South Korean military authorities had made an assessment in 2008 that the communist state would have about 800 short, medium and intermediate-range ballistic missiles (IRBMs).......................................KoreaTimes


on the North: DPRK - DMZ - ROK
on the South: PRC - Taiwan Strait - ROC

Rockets (S/MRBM) is one hell of a way to wrack a technologically advanced opponent. Arguably, no amount of F16 or F15K can help much, if at all.

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