THAAD System Shoots Down Target In First-of-its Kind Test

Fort Bliss, TX - The test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense - or THAAD - system involved shooting down an intermediate-range ballistic missile, similar to the type being developed by North Korea. The test was a joint effort by MDA, the Ballistic Missile Defense System Operational Test Agency and the Army's 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas.

www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2017/07/us_thaad_system_successful

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By: JThom (45449.10)

Tags: thaad, missile defense system, test, military, first of its kind,

Location: Fort Bliss, TX 79906, USA

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