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N. Korea capable of operationalizing SLBMs within 3 yrs: S. Korea's defense ministry

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국방위 SLBM, 사드 현안보고 "北 SLBM 1~3년내 실전배치 가능…미 본토 위협" Defense officials highlighted the gravity of the threat posed by North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missiles. According to the defense ministry during Monday's parliamentary hearing Pyongyang's SLBM technology has been significantly improved. The system could be used in actual warfare in less than three years... and would pose a direct threat to the nation... and even to U.S. territories. The officials added Seoul must strengthen countermeasures,... but did not specifically comment on lawmakers' demands of procuring nuclear-powered submarines. Defense chief Han Min-koo also confirmed in the hearing that the ministry has not decided where to station THAAD and is still considering 3 alternate locations in Seongju County in addition to its first choice,... the Air Force battery at Seongsan. Visit ‘Arirang News’ Official Pages Facebook(NEWS): http://www.facebook.com/newsarirang Homepage: http://www.arirang.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arirangtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/arirangworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/arirangworld