NORTHCOM 'concerned' about future U.S. ability to defeat North Korean ICBM strike

By Jason Sherman / March 8, 2023 at 1:37 PM
The top U.S. military official responsible for defending the nation against a North Korean nuclear strike said he is "concerned" about the Pentagon's ability in the future to defend the nation against a limited attack. Gen. Glen VanHerck, head of U.S. Northern Command, told the House Armed Services Committee that while he has confidence in the ability of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system to counter North Korean threats today, he is less sure about the ability of the nation’s main...

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