The rogue nation of North Korea announced they have developed plans for a military strike on the U.S. island territory of Guam.
This, as the world learned earlier this week that Kim Jong Un’s military had successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead,
“The KPA Strategic Force is now carefully examining the operational plan for making an enveloping fire at the areas around Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 in order to contain the U.S. major military bases on Guam including the Anderson Air Force Base,” a spokesman for the Korean People’s Army (KPA) said.
Their military further warned they stand ready to carry out a “preemptive operation once the US shows signs of provocation,” and they are “seriously considering a strategy to strike Guam with mid-to-long range missiles.”
President Trump stated that any action taken by North Korea would be met with “fire and fury.”
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Still, while the nation is known for making threats that it can’t produce, tensions are rising as the KPA insists that plans for an attack have been solidified, and just need the go-ahead from their leader to take effect.
North Korea said on Wednesday it is “carefully examining” plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after U.S. President Donald Trump told the North that any threat to the United States would be met with “fire and fury”.
North Korea has made no secret of plans to develop a nuclear-tipped missile able to strike the United States and has ignored international calls to halt its nuclear and missile programs.
The strike plan would be put into practice at any moment once leader Kim Jong Un makes a decision, a spokesman for the Korean People’s Army (KPA) said in a statement carried by the North’s state-run KCNA news agency.
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As a result of North Korea’s provocation, B-1B bombers, under the command of U.S. Pacific Air Forces, joined forces with the Republic of Korea and Japan, in a display meant to convey they are ready and waiting to defend Guam.
“How we train is how we fight and the more we interface with our allies, the better prepared we are to fight tonight,” said one military pilot.
Lt. Col. Daniel Diehl, 37th EBS, commander said, “As demonstrated today, our air forces stand combat-ready to deliver airpower when called upon.”
North Korea will indeed be met with ‘fire and fury’ should they approach Guam.
President Trump is in a difficult situation as he tries to stop a lunatic leading the North Korean people into war, while trying to drum up support from lawmakers so far removed from military knowledge that they actually believe too many soldiers on the island territory of Guam could cause it to tip over.
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