Jul 25, 2017

U.S. to test THAAD anti-missile system in Alaska 'soon'

The U.S. military is preparing to conduct another test of a missile-intercept system in Alaska, the Pentagon said Monday, amid continued tensions with North Korea over its ballistic missile program. Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said a routine test of the Terminal High Altitude ...

THAAD missile-defense system now operational in South Korea

May 2, 2017

THAAD missile-defense system now operational in South Korea

ashington A controversial missile defense system whose deployment has angered China is now operational in South Korea, the U.S. military said Monday. Washington and Seoul agreed to the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery deployment in July in the wake of a string of North ...

Better THAAD than dead

/ Aug 15, 2016

Better THAAD than dead

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China and Russia should welcome Seoul's plan to deploy an advanced missile-defense system because it alleviates the need for South Korea or Japan to pursue other defense options, which could include the development of nuclear weapons.