Seoul Touts Graphite Bomb Capable Of Knocking Out N. Korean Power Grid

Gladys Abbott
October 11, 2017

The South Korean government, keen to disable the North Korean regime's warfighting capabilities with limited impact on civilians, has been developing its graphite bomb capabilities. Combined Forces Command in Seoul by paraglider, defense officials said Tuesday.

Pundits here say that the North plans to use paragliders to attack key facilities here, as such equipment is harder to detect at night. Recently, the Kim Jong-Un led nation tested a hydrogen bomb which set a wave of tension all across the peninsula.

South Korea and USA soldiers stand guard during a commemorative ceremony for the 64th anniversary of the Korean armistice at the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas July 27, 2017.

Mr Milley, US army chief of staff, was speaking to reporters at the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting in Washington, US.

The exercise involved South Korea's air defense unit and soldiers from the USA 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment.

USA officials said Trump will touch on the North Korea issue in his upcoming trip to the region.

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Many experts have speculated whether the White House is considering a military option to stop North Korea.

North Korea is now slowly emerging as a threat to the entire human community as the country continuously violates opposition from all corners regarding their nuclear experiments and tests.

This followed a previous show of force operation on September 17, which was in response to North Korea firing an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan just three days prior.

According to a release from U.S. Pacific Command, the live-fire exercise included two B-1B Lancer bombers, four U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II fifth-generation advanced fighters, four South Korean F-15K fighters, and four Japanese F-2 fighters.

The report came hours before North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said nuclear weapons were a "powerful deterrent" that guaranteed the sovereignty of the isolated state.

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