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North Korea: Latest missile launch was new type of ICBM capable of reaching entire US

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posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:01 PM
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a reply to: Phage

Redundant? It's breaking news? i.e. Missile type old chap......not old type. New, you now live in fear type




posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:02 PM
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Yeah right, looks like you get 12 odd minutes to kiss your ass goodbye after hearing the siren.



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:03 PM
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a reply to: carewemust

Hitting an ICBM is really, really hard. They move really, really fast and aren't that big. Our success rate in tests is about 40% (with not that many tests).

The idea is to hit it outside the atmosphere but even if it's inside, that's a lot better than a nuclear detonation.


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posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:04 PM
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Ladies and Gentlemen,

To clear things up, this missile went to an altitude of 4500kms and traveled 1000kms

Yes, that is quite far into Space for all those confused.



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:05 PM
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I think at last check NK still did not have a warhead to put on it's missile.

Though I'm sure he's working on it.



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:05 PM
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originally posted by: scraedtosleep
a reply to: Phage




All long range ballistic missiles spend the great majority of their flight outside of the atmosphere.


That's amazing. And terrifying.


Not if we can intercept them while they're in outer space. I recall President Reagan being chastised for wanting to build satellites which would use laser beams to destroy ICBM's while they were in space enroute to their destination.

That program never got off the ground. Not sure if it was cost, tech limitations, or something else. That concept sounds good now, however.



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:06 PM
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a reply to: carewemust

Mostly technical problems (and that pesky treaty). But the cartoons were awesome.


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posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:07 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: carewemust

Hitting an ICBM is really, really hard. They move really, really fast and aren't that big. Our success rate in tests is about 40% (with not that many tests).

The idea is to hit it outside the atmosphere but even if it's inside, that's a lot better than a nuclear detonation.



Is that 40% figure while the ICBM is within the atmosphere, in decent phase Phage phase?



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:08 PM
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It's disabling the missile at all, but I think all the intercept tests were outside the atmosphere.



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:08 PM
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originally posted by: carewemust

originally posted by: scraedtosleep
a reply to: Phage




All long range ballistic missiles spend the great majority of their flight outside of the atmosphere.


That's amazing. And terrifying.


Not if we can intercept them while they're in outer space. I recall President Reagan being chastised for wanting to build satellites which would use laser beams to destroy ICBM's while they were in space enroute to their destination.

That program never got off the ground. Not sure if it was cost, tech limitations, or something else. That concept sounds good now, however.




posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:10 PM
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originally posted by: SolAquarius

originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: CaptainBeno


He (Kim Jong) must be getting SERIOUS technical assistance from some nation.


Yes I have been wondering about this. I just can't see them pulling this off without help from someone.

.......does north korea have it's own second generation project paperclip?(j/k)


all joking aside someone has got to be giving them a hand.


They had help from Russia and China during the last Korean war. I'd start there.



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:10 PM
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a reply to: Phage
I thought the Strategic Defense Initiative employed satellite-based LASERS. Hence the nick-name "Star Wars".
Thanks for that video refresher.



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:10 PM
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It's still being talked about. At least as recently as 2004.

www.armscontrol.org...
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posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:11 PM
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a reply to: CaptainBeno I wouldn't say it's. The last nail in the coffin. America won't attack and China won't do much of anything. China loves NK as a cushion for rhetoric to a degree. NK is the balance between the two powers. We need them as much as they need us.




posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:11 PM
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a reply to: carewemust

Yeah, well. They talked about that a bit. Pew! Pew!
So cool.



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:12 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: carewemust

It's disabling the missile at all, but I think all the intercept tests were outside the atmosphere.



Probably best to hit the missile before it launches. I think it takes at least 30 minutes for the missile to be fueled, and its above ground during that time?



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:14 PM
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a reply to: SolAquarius

So basically this is like shooting down a tiny meteor....great.



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:14 PM
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I don't see why it would need to be above ground to be fueled.
But they do know when our satellites are overhead.

I wonder if we knew about this launch much before it happened.

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posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:15 PM
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originally posted by: scraedtosleep
a reply to: carewemust

It's still being talked about. At least as recently as 2004.

www.armscontrol.org...


I recall there being a lot of blowback from the U.N., because if the satellite-based missile/laser missed the ICBM, some unlucky place on Earth would be fried. A few square blocks anyway.



posted on Nov, 28 2017 @ 11:20 PM
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I would be more worried about this.
Edit: Oh man I just realized something. What if this is kims plan . What if he knows that if he triggers a kessler effect, the united states would be terribly hurt.
www.youtube.com...



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