- Jan 16, 2003
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The missile, believed to be a Taepodong-2 with a range of up to 4,000 miles (6,500 kilometers), would be launched from North Korea's Dongchang-ni site on the northwestern coast, said the Yomiuri daily, Japan's top-selling newspaper. It cited an analysis by the Japanese Defense Ministry and intelligence gathered by U.S. reconnaissance satellites.
Report: NKorea plans to fire missile toward HawaiiThe missile launch could come between July 4 and 8, the paper said.
Gates Orders Measures to Protect Hawaii From North Korea Missile
Gates Orders Measures to Protect Hawaii From North Korea Missile - Bloomberg.comJune 18 (Bloomberg) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he has ordered the U.S. military to take defensive measures should North Korea attempt to fire a ballistic missile toward Hawaii.
“I think we are in a good position, should it become necessary, to protect American territory,” Gates told reporters at the Pentagon today.
Way to go Sec Gates, I'm glad you're on board... Too bad your boss won't do his job.