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war scenario

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rochelle rieger

on 15 April 2010

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War Scenario:
The North Korean Conflict MIDN 2/C Figg, Rieger and Stabile “North Korea has taken a
consistent anti-Washington
line since its creation in 1948,
denouncing both the United States
and South Korea as its puppet.”
- The New York Times North Korea- Tension Over Nuclear Power October 2006: first atomic device
February 2007: agree to end nuclear program
December 2008: agreement failed
April 2009: tested ballistic missile
May 2009: second nuclear test
June 2009: UN votes to tighten sanctions May 10, 2010 North Korea tests a ballistic missile
that successfully travels 5,000
miles before landing in the Pacific Ocean May 11, 2010 The Chairman of the National Defense Commission in North Korea, Kim Jong Il, boasts about the growing weapons capabilities of his nation May 12, 2010 USS Tucson (SSN 770) surfaced in
North Korean territorial waters due
to a medical emergency
North Korea launched a missile,
sinking the distracted USS Tucson May 12, 2010 Kim Jong Il ordered an attack on U.S. military forces in South Korea
U.S. Navy directs a carrier strike group toward North Korea Declaration of War U.S. declares war on North Korea
Allies: Japan, United Kingdom, Australia,
Israel, France, Italy, Germany
Negotiations: Russia and China
Iran supports North Korea F/A-18 Hornets & Super Hornets Launch from the USS George Washington (CVN 73)
Employ ground attack capabilities
Armament includes air-to-surface missiles and bombs
AGM-88 High-speed Anti-radiation Missile (HARM)AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW)MK-80 series bombs AGM-154 JSOW Air-to-surface Standoff from Outside Point Defenses (SOPD)
Four weapon variants
Variety of targets
Range: 12 nm at low-altitude/63 nm at high-altitude Ballistic Missile Submarines (SSBNs) Positioned off the shore of North Korea
for strategic deterrence
Ohio class SSBN capable of
carrying 24 Trident missiles Trident II Missile Intercontinental ballistic missile
Propulsion: Three-stage, solid-propellant rocket
Guidance: Inertial
Warhead: Nuclear Multiple Independently
Targetable Re-entry Vehicle (MIRV)
Range: >4,000 nm (4,600 miles) Meanwhile in the Middle East... Iran mobilizes forces towards the Iran-Iraq border
Israel strikes Iran's nuclear weapons sites
Iran begins crossing Iraq, destroying U.S military forces in
their path, on the way to Israel Navy SEALs Enter North Korea A cruise missile submarine (SSGN) drops a SEAL team on
the beaches of Namp'o using an Advanced SEAL Delivery System (ASDS)
The SEALs make their way towards the capital of North Korea, Pyongyang.
The team captures Kim Jong Il, and he is placed on trial in North Korea. North Korea Falls to U.S. Forces Causing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, to pull back Iranian forces.
All nations meet in Geneva for peace negotiations What Happens Now? U.S. forces remain in North Korea
UN requires Iran to sign peace treaty with Israel
North Korea and Iran continue to be monitored by the UN, continuing tensions and making the future uncertain...
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