U.S. To Deploy THAAD Unit To Guam As A Precaution

Roosevelt, Ann
April 2013
Defense Daily;4/3/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 4, p2
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The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System (THAAD) ballistic missile defense system to Guam as a precautionary measure against North Korea's regional ballistic missile threat. It offers information on the THAAD system produced by Lockheed Martin which can intercept a threat in the atmosphere. It notes that the government is urging North Korea to stop the threats and comply with its international obligations.


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