U.S. to bolster missile defense against North Korea


Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to announce Friday that the Pentagon will enhance the nation’s ability to defend itself from any nuclear attack by North Korea.

Hagel will announce that the United States will deploy up to 14 additional ground-based missile interceptors.

Part of the move would involve reopening a missile field at Fort Greely, Alaska, and some of the interceptors would be based in California.

It will take two years for all of the systems to come online.

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Author: SG

Founder of Cultivated Influence.

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