US ready for possible N Korean missile launch to Hawaii: Gates

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June 18, 2009
WASHINGTON AFP

The United States has concerns about a possible North Korean missile launch towards Hawaii and has taken steps to ensure the protection of US territory, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Thursday.

“We do have some concerns if they were to launch a missile … in the direction of Hawaii,” Gates told a news conference.

The defense secretary said he had approved the deployment of THAAD missile defense weaponry to the US state and radar “to provide support” in case of a possible North Korean missile attack.

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via AFP: US ready for possible NKorean missile launch to Hawaii: Gates

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