They flew at a bearing of 090 (due East) for what was supposed to be sixty miles. Somehow they ended up 150 miles in that direction.
Either way, I don't buy that our military was caught unprepared. As the richest and therefore most powerful war machine in the world, I refuse to believe that we could be caught with our pants down. Did we have a step 1-2-3-etc. for that exact scenario? Who knows, but surely they could hash out a general idea of how to something like that on the fly. (no pun intended, sort of)
just wait til Iran finishes building that nuke. then the real fun will begin.
Fui quod es, eris quod sum. I once was what you are, you will be what I am - epitaph carved on Roman gravestones.
^Iran may have the supplies to do so-but not the technology-gonna have to wait a little longer on that fun...
id be more worried about N.Korea,because China will no doubt cover their flank in the event that sees Japan or Seoul shooting down the norths "satellite".
yes,Pakistan worse than...