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North Korea Nuke Attack- What- Me Worry?

Posted by Martin C. Fox on August 9, 2017

what-me worry

http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/23/europe/trident-missile-failure-theresa-may/index.html

https://www.rt.com/usa/393621-navy-missile-defense-test-fail/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/elliott-negin/us-missile-defense-progra_b_11001052.html

Congress is currently considering expanding the U.S. national missile defense system, despite the fact that — nearly 15 years after the Bush administration began deploying it — it has not been demonstrated to work under real-world conditions and is not on a path to do so.

Any nuke missile launch is bad but why the big hubbub over the two or three NK might launch at once? I think the Pentagram doth protest too much.

Back in Cold War I we had Cray supercomputers that could track hundreds of Soviet missiles at once, separating fake from real and launching the missiles that would save the country. All very expensive.

What has happened? Probably nothing. I doubt the technology worked then, it doesn’t work now. Read the rest of this entry »

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