Tue Jun 7, 2022 AT 2:37 PM EDT
The commander of the Pentagon’s Northern Command recently told Congress that the United States faces growing threats of attack from China, Russia, and North Korea.
Air Force Gen. Glen D. VanHerck said the combination of missile threats, cyberattacks, and information warfare indicates Northcom “is facing the most dynamic and strategically complex set of challenges in the history of the command.”
“Quite bluntly, my ability to conduct the missions assigned to U.S. Northcom and NORAD has eroded and continues to erode,” he told the Senate Armed Services Committee May 18. The four-star general is also head of the U.S.-Canada North American Aerospace Defense command. Read Full Story