Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel meets with the media following his meeting with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai in Kabul, March 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
U.S. bolsters missile defense in response to North Korean nuclear threat: Hagel
Posted : Friday, 15 March 2013 01:12PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced plans on Friday to bolster U.S. missile defenses in response to a growing nuclear threat from North Korea, adding 14 interceptors to a missile defense site in Alaska and deploying a radar tracking station in Japan.
(Reporting By David Alexander; Editing by Eric Beech)
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