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THAAD Intercepts Target During Test

The THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system successfully intercepted a target July 11, during a test conducted by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and Army. The THAAD interceptor was conducted from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak. The system found, tracked and hit the demonstrator threat target, marking the 14th time THAAD has proved successful in tests since 2005.