Thursday, February 16, 2017

US military sending the big guns to South Korea

Days after North Korea tested a new missile and allegedly engaged agents to assassinate Kim Jong Un's half-brother in Malaysia, the US plans to send the big guns to the Pacific in a massive show of force. The USS Carl Vinson has been making its way to the Pacific, and it will be joined by combat planes, F-22s, a nuclear-powered submarine, and possibly B-1 and B-2 nuclear-capable bombers.

South Korea is expected to spend $114 million developing an electromagnetic pulse weapon to cripple North Korea's command and control abilities as well as laser weapons systems to pull off a surgical strike on the country's nuclear missile facilities.
US and South Korean forces will participate in military drills together to enhance readiness. 'Key Resolve' and 'Foal Eagle' represent two annual major military drills carried out by US and South Korean troops that regularly rile North Korea.