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South Korean journalists will be admitted to the THAAD complex for the first time

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The United States decided to allow South Korean journalists to their base on the island of Guam, in order to show them the THAAD anti-missile system and, thereby, allay public fears about its deployment in South Korea, reports RIA News the message agency rhenhap.




“Initially, Washington emphasized that it had never allowed civilians to its facilities that were not related to military bases, even though such complexes are deployed in more than eight states. However, this time he (Washington) decided to make an exception in order to show that the THAAD complex does not pose a threat to human health or the environment ”,
said the source in the South Korean military department.

Earlier, the United States and the Republic of Kazakhstan reported that “Sonju County in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, 296 kilometers south-east of the capital, Seoul, was chosen to house the missile defense complex”. According to the agency, the location chosen for the placement "raises a number of questions from military experts, since the range of anti-missile missiles in this case will not be sufficient to protect almost half of the entire 50-million population of South Korea." A negative reaction to this decision was also received from the local population.
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  1. avvg
    avvg 17 July 2016 10: 28
    0
    Even a fool understands that a journalist will not be shown anything "stirrup".
    1. SRC P-15
      SRC P-15 17 July 2016 10: 31
      -7
      show that the THAAD complex does not pose a threat to human health or the environment, "

      Why did they keep silent about the threat posed to them, for example, by the Iskander, aimed at this THAAD complex?
      1. weksha50
        weksha50 17 July 2016 11: 00
        +4
        Quote: СРЦ П-15
        Why did they keep silent about the threat posed to them, for example, by the Iskander, aimed at this THAAD complex?


        Have we already delivered Iskander to North Korea ???
        Or will another modification come from Russian territory?
        1. SRC P-15
          SRC P-15 17 July 2016 11: 06
          0
          Quote: weksha50
          Have we already delivered Iskander to North Korea ???

          I said, "for example."

          Quote: weksha50
          Or will another modification come from Russian territory?

          Do you doubt it? We don’t have much to say. lol hi
          The minus is not mine.
          1. weksha50
            weksha50 17 July 2016 12: 31
            +4
            Quote: СРЦ П-15
            I said, "for example."


            I’m just tired of the fact that the Iskanders and Caliber are already popping anywhere, like a panacea for all ills ...

            Moreover, not taking into account either their performance characteristics or "wishes" as decisions of the governments of such countries as, for example, Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua and the like ...

            And then there is the threat of the Iskanders of South Korea ...

            I also didn’t put you a minus, but simply expressed my personal opinion ... hi
      2. Vadim237
        Vadim237 17 July 2016 12: 27
        +1
        For this missile defense system, intercepting an Iskander missile is most likely not a problem.
        1. SRC P-15
          SRC P-15 17 July 2016 15: 14
          +2
          Quote: Vadim237
          For this missile defense system, intercepting an Iskander missile is most likely not a problem.

          I wonder why, then, do we want to deploy Iskanders in response to the deployment of missile defense systems in Poland and Romania ?:
          "Putin said:" We will respond to the emergence of missile defense in Romania. "Tell the Poles that in 2018, when the missile defense system is deployed in Poland, we will deploy Iskander missiles in the Kaliningrad region, the targets of which will be US missile defense facilities in Poland."
          http://ifvremya.ru/rossiia-otvetit-na-pro-v-polshe-iskanderami-v-kaliningrade/
          The essence of my posts above was that we will not leave unanswered the deployment of the missile defense system in South Korea. Our response will be asymmetric and the security of South Korea will be in jeopardy. Do they need it? What are these cons? Or are minusers not sure of our ability to deliver a preemptive strike?
          And by the way: it is not so easy to intercept the Iskander.
          1. weksha50
            weksha50 17 July 2016 21: 08
            +1
            Quote: СРЦ П-15
            The essence of my posts above was that we will not leave unanswered the deployment of the missile defense system in South Korea. Our response will be asymmetric and the security of South Korea will be in jeopardy. Do they need it? What are these cons? Or are minusers not sure of our ability to deliver a preemptive strike?


            Calm down ...
            You just need to own some information before writing posts ...

            I will say this ... Iskanders have absolutely nothing to do with it ... But the fact that South Korea (KR) has become one of the targets of the Russian nuclear triad is beyond any doubt ...

            As they say - each vegetable has its own garden ... And - on the contrary ...
        2. aksakal
          aksakal 17 July 2016 22: 39
          +1
          Quote: Vadim237
          For this missile defense system, intercepting an Iskander missile is most likely not a problem.

          - no need to underestimate, but no more overestimate American weapons. Today the Israelis (ay, Professor! How will you comment?) With obvious displeasure informed that they had TWO (two, Karl!) Missiles of the Patriot air defense missile system failed to shoot down an unidentified UAV. If the Americans are making air defense systems at this level, what kind of missile interception can there be? Intercepting missiles is more difficult than airplanes. Especially the Iskander missiles? You are on the military-technical site and in theory you should know what the Iskander complex is. At the moment, there are no missile defense systems capable of intercepting the missiles of this complex. My deepest apologies, but three pluses - a bit too much for such a post.
          1. Vadim237
            Vadim237 18 July 2016 13: 13
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            Well, THAAD is not a Patriot - the complex is newer and was created as a missile defense system, all tests of this complex were successful, and the speed of intercepted targets - 2800 meters per second - corresponds to the high-speed performance of the Iskander missile.
    2. Khariton
      Khariton 17 July 2016 10: 36
      -6
      They will set the DPRK on fire, but it’s not yet time to see ...
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    4. siberalt
      siberalt 17 July 2016 10: 37
      +2
      Correctly understood by South Korean journalists. Nobody was going to protect them there. laughing
  2. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 17 July 2016 10: 40
    +3
    Did they really believe that some Koreans are interested in hegemons? And will they somehow protect them? Naive.
  3. APASUS
    APASUS 17 July 2016 10: 41
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    So you need to send South Korea such a sign so that they notice it. In essence, our visit to the military delegation from Korea should be appreciated
    1. weksha50
      weksha50 17 July 2016 12: 27
      +1
      Quote: APASUS
      So you need to send such a sign to Korea so that they notice it.



      Conduct an advertising campaign in South Korea, Romania, Poland and the Baltic states under the slogan:
      "Be proud !!! You have also become targets of the Russian nuclear triad" ...
  4. berezin1987
    berezin1987 17 July 2016 10: 50
    -1
    The goal of the United States is to destroy half of Eurasia with the hands of Russia and China, if it does not work out to pit us. They want to eliminate competitors and weaken geopolitical opponents by war with neighbors. Then capital from once prosperous countries will come running to the USA.
    1. Ze Kot
      Ze Kot 17 July 2016 11: 59
      0
      Quote: berezin1987
      US goal - to destroy half of Eurasia with the hands of Russia and China



      Do not destroy - subjugate.
      1. berezin1987
        berezin1987 17 July 2016 12: 12
        0
        Destroy if you fail to subjugate. We will never be left alone and we need to come to terms with this.
        1. Ze Kot
          Ze Kot 17 July 2016 21: 56
          0
          Quote: berezin1987
          Destroy if you fail to subjugate.



          Unfortunately, there are always cowards, traitors and warriors ...
  5. Banishing liberoids
    Banishing liberoids 17 July 2016 11: 10
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    But how many of these journalists will be shown there? They give you tea, take you to the toilet, and everything else "is classified for reasons of national security?"
    1. 0255
      0255 17 July 2016 12: 54
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      Quote: Expelling Liberoids
      But how many of these journalists will be shown there? They give you tea, take you to the toilet, and everything else "is classified for reasons of national security?"

      Do you think Russian journalists are told everything about the Caliber, Iskander and Topol-M missiles?
  6. aszzz888
    aszzz888 17 July 2016 12: 29
    0
    Found someone to invite! Why not from RT? Weak?
  7. 0255
    0255 17 July 2016 12: 53
    -2
    Right now, fans of the "great sun-faced marshal" Kim Jong-un will come running and tell how their idol, with the help of Juche ideas, will tear THAAD like Tuzik a heating pad lol
    1. AID.S
      AID.S 17 July 2016 15: 14
      +2
      Quote: 0255
      Right now, fans of the "great sun-faced marshal" Kim Jong-un will come running and tell how their idol, with the help of Juche ideas, will tear THAAD like Tuzik a heating pad

      Your awareness suggests that you are the First Fan ...
      1. 0255
        0255 17 July 2016 17: 17
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        Quote: AID.S
        Quote: 0255
        Right now, fans of the "great sun-faced marshal" Kim Jong-un will come running and tell how their idol, with the help of Juche ideas, will tear THAAD like Tuzik a heating pad

        Your awareness suggests that you are the First Fan ...

        Do you think I'm Kim’s first fan ??? belay Yes, the Jucheists and VO called me a liberal and even sent me to fight for ISIS for my comments against Un's regime lol North Korea does not cause me enthusiasm.
        1. AID.S
          AID.S 18 July 2016 07: 06
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          Quote: 0255
          Do you think I'm Kim’s first fan ???

          By the principle, the less Kim Jong-un is loved, the more he likes. laughing
  8. zyablik.olga
    zyablik.olga 17 July 2016 13: 09
    +2
    What does this photo have to do with the THAAD anti-missile system? what
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