Friday, February 8, 2013

SOUTH KOREA MAY PRE-EMPTIVELY STRIKE NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR TEST SITE "SHOULD SITUATION CHANGE", MINIATURIZED BOMB SMALL ENOUGH FOR ICBMS NEARING COMPLETION


The chairman of South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff weighed into speculation about North Korea's imminent nuclear test on Wednesday, guessing that the North is preparing to test a "pre-hydrogen" nuclear weapon.

Gen. Jung Seung-jo made the guess in a report to the National Assembly's Defense Committee on Wednesday.

The weapon could be a "boosted fission weapon," a type of nuclear bomb that uses a small amount of fusion fuel to increase the yield of a fission reaction, he said.

http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2013/02/07/2013020700610.html