A F/A-18E/F Super Hornets of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron 211 (VFA-211) is lined up for take off on the flight deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) aircraft carrier in the Gulf June 18, 2015. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:31 A.M.) – North Korea has claimed that it has the capacity to sink US aircraft carriers with a single strike.

“Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike,” read an editorial on North Korea’s official newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Sunday.

The report continued by claiming that its missile “can reach continental US and Asia Pacific region.”

The US carrier in question that is threatening to destabilize the region will reach the peninsula by the end of April, according to US defense officials.

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For sure a nuke missile can sink a full carrier group but you’d better have weapons in the at least 300 kiloton range, preferably in the megaton range now your warhead also has to reach the effective range of the warhead and you have to locate the target first then your asset must avoid the interception and underestimating the defence of such a fleet. Now, let’s face reality : – NK hasn’t made a ballistic launch capable to reach USA and surely not stealth ones. – They haven’t got a lot of warheads and at best, fission warheads, so no… Read more »