Their intention won’t be to land nukes on US soil.
Now that they have achieved orbital capabilities, they will orbit one or two nukes of enhanced EMP design about 300 miles above the earth, and then detonate them as they pass over the continental US.
If they do one to cover the east coast and eastern US, and likewise for the western half of the country, we are back to the 1800’s for far too long.
No electricity. Welcome to camping out and raising your own food for the rest of your life.
It is estimated 200,000,000 will perish the first year after an EMP attack such as this.
N Korea now has the basic capability to wage such a hugely asymmetric war, and the fact that we could retaliate with our overseas forces means nothing when you are dealing with a nation led by whackos.
It is the international version of the recent shooter incidents who committed suicide as soon as confronted. They go in knowing they are not going to survive. The law doesn’t matter, nor does their survival.
One or two nukes hitting a city in the US? Obviously we can and will survive as a nation.
One or two overhead in space? Lights out.
A grim prognosis indeed.
Ping me when they get that to work and stop one circuit from working. Meanwhile he is looking up for drones in the air watching him.