MDA Revives Dormant Concept For Extended-Range THAAD

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Credit: Leah Garton/Missile Defense Agency
A nearly 15-year-old concept to double the range and altitude performance of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense interceptor has reemerged as a short-term option for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Improved THAAD flight test is set for 2023 MDA open to a new launcher and canister The...
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