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US Beefing Up Missile Defense Against N. Korea | NewsBreaker | OraTV

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March 15, 2013 AT 6:28 PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the The the Pentagon will add 14 interceptors to a missile defense site in Alaska by 2017 in an unusual move to beef up U.S. defenses after recent threats by North Korea’s new leadership to carry out a nuclear strike, according to defense officials. The 14 ground-based interceptors would be added to 26 already in place at Fort Greeley in Alaska as defensive measures against incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles. Another four interceptors are in place at Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc, Calif. Host @DavidBegnaud delivers breaking news and today's trending buzz in 45 seconds.