The United States has the most powerful military in the world and we are equipped with the most advanced technology.
With North Korea trying to challenge the U.S., our military has been forced to put them in their place.
According to reports, select U.S. jets have now been equipped with special missiles that are capable of destroying nuke sites.
Conservative Tribune reports:
The Yonhap News Agency in South Korea has reported that allied aircraft have been equipped with at least 10 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles, known as “JASSMs.”
Those powerful munitions are able to hit potential nuclear weapons sites in North Korea, even when they are fired from safely south of the North-South Korea border.
The long-range missiles contain a conventional warhead ideal for eliminating nuclear testing and launch sites within the communist country. That capability is intended to be a deterrent against continued rogue behavior by North Korea.
“To my knowledge, the USFK [U.S. Forces Korea] considers making public a live-fire drill involving the JASSM in case North Korea carries out another strategic provocation, such as a sixth nuclear test,” a source reportedly told Yonhap News.
Japan has also been outfitting its jets with the same missiles in order to help them combat a potential North Korean threat.
“The Japanese government is planning to fit its next-generation F-35 fighters with advanced air-to-surface missiles, a development one analyst says would provide the Air Self-Defence Force with ‘a big step forward in stand-off capability’,” stated the Morning Post.
While Japan’s version of the missile is known as the Joint Strike Missile, it is similar to the JASSMs in the way that it functions.
“This [JSM] weapon, combined with the F-35, will permit Japan to get much closer to targets with a high degree of stealth,” defense analyst Lance Gatling told the Morning Post.
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