Wednesday, 3 April 2013

United States deploy THAAD air defense missile system in Guam in response of North Korea threats.

The United States announced Wednesday, April 3, 2013, that it was speeding the deployment of THAAD an advanced air defense missile system to Guam in the next few weeks. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, is stationed at Fort Bliss but officials would not say if the unit being deployed will be from here.
The THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile system is an easily transportable defensive weapon system to protect against hostile incoming threats such as tactical and theatre ballistic missiles at ranges of 200 km and at altitudes up to 150 km.

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