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March 15, 2013

Obama: I Was Against the 14 Additional Missile Interceptors In Alaska Before I Was For Them

Via Cuffy:

Go ahead. Guess.

The Pentagon is beefing up the nation’s missile defense in the wake of provocative nuclear threats from North Korea and is set to deploy 14 additional ground-based interceptors at missile silos in Alaska and California, congressional and U.S. officials tell Fox News.

The extra interceptors on the West Coast, designed to counter attacks from an intercontinental ballistic missile, would bring the total number of interceptors to 44, a plan originally proposed by the Bush administration. President Obama stopped the deployment of the additional interceptors when he took office in 2009, leaving the total number at 30.

Congressional sources claim that by stalling the original plan and forcing the military to bring back on line silos that otherwise would have been operational, the Obama administration has effectively wasted millions in taxpayer’s dollars.

Here's the little Nork gem that caught his attention between the front and back nine. The KN-08. It's a dandy little truck rollaroundable missile that has people in the know asking the question "If they stop blowing them up and figure out their shit (and they will figure out their shit, see NASA Project Vanguard) just how far can that little sumbitch carry a nuclear warhead?"

North Korea show the KN-08 missiles  intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)   South Korean media quoted sources as saying the missile diameter of 2 meters, 18 meters long, (1) (440x300).jpg

Remember how much fun it was back in the day to find SCUDS on trucks in Iraq and blow them up on the ground before they launched? Yeah. Good times man, good times.

Cuffy also mentioned the TEL that's carrying the missile (whatever the hell a TEL is, he's the rocket surgeon not me) is a Chinese vehicle.

Newly installed SecDef Chuck Hagel, announced today "We will spend a billion dollars, that's billion with a B to defend the United States against North Korean Cyber Missiles from space." Give that man a pudding cup, he's on it.

You could follow @CuffyMeh at Twitter for more. He weaponizes space, it just takes Jr. Kim sabre-rattling to let him do his damn job in this stupid administration.

UPDATE: commenter ARL puts me some f'n knowledge

TEL=transporter/erector/launcher. It carries the missle around, raises it up into the firing position and launches it.

Posted by: ARL at March 15, 2013 08:13 PM (X4Pz8)

Well hell, I got one of those and I din't even know it.

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