Politico: The United States doesn’t have enough weapons to intercept North Korean missiles


Politico newspaper reported, quoting experts, that Washington doesn’t have sufficient missile defense capabilities to intercept North Korean ICBMs.

Politico‘s report indicated that the United States possesses only 44 ground-based interceptors that can be launched from Alaska and California to destroy ICBMs.

The report added that if North Korea launches missiles capable of carrying four nuclear warheads, it’s possible that Pyongyang will launch more warheads at the United States than the United States possesses of interceptor missiles, and this will pose a serious threat to the United States.

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