Monday, October 10, 2016

U.S. Think Tank: North Korea Will Have 100 Long-Range Nuclear Missiles Within Four Years

Korea Times: N. Korea could have up to 100 deliverable nuclear weapons in four years

North Korea could have up to 100 nuclear weapons in as early as four years that can be delivered on long-range, road-mobile and submarine-launched ballistic missiles, a U.S. think tank has said.

The RAND Corp. made the estimate in a report released over the weekend on five major threats the United States is facing around the world, putting a nuclear North Korea ahead of the four other threats -- Russia, the Islamic State, China and cyber threats.

"The most recent open-source estimates suggest North Korea may already have enough fissile material to build between 13 and 21 nuclear weapons. By 2020, it could possess enough for 50 to 100," the think tank said.

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More News On The RAND Report That N. Korea Could Possess Up To 100 Nuclear Weapons By 2020

North Korea will have 100 long-range nuclear missiles within four years, according to US report on its five biggest threats around the world -- The Daily Mail
N. Korea could possess up to 100 nuclear weapons by 2025: RAND Corporation -- Arirang
N.Korea 'Could Make 100 Nuclear Weapons by 2020' -- Chosun Ilbo
US think tank warns North Korea could develop up to 100 nuclear weapons by 2020 -- IBTimes

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