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  • abbreviation military Abbreviation of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense.

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  • The U.S. is encouraging the Saudis to buy systems known as THAAD — Terminal High Altitude Defense — and to upgrade its Patriot missiles to reduce the threat from Iranian rockets.

    Saudi Arms Deal Advances

  • SESNO: This missile defense, called THAAD, is meant primarily to hit an incoming war head when it's already within 100 miles.

    CNN Transcript Apr 6, 2007

  • SESNO: This missile defense called THAAD is meant primarily to hit an incoming war head when it's already within 100 miles.

    CNN Transcript Apr 6, 2007

  • An estimated $7 billion deal to purchase the advanced missile defense system called THAAD from Lockheed Martin is still under negotiations with a final agreement to be sealed in "the near future," said Ketbi.

    Reuters: Top News

  • The U.S. is encouraging the Saudis to buy systems known as THAAD-Terminal High Altitude Defense-and to upgrade its Patriot missiles to reduce the threat from Iranian rockets.

    Daily News Alert from Israel - COP/JCPA

  • The U.S. is encouraging the Saudis to buy systems known as THAAD-Terminal High Altitude Defense-and to upgrade its Patriot missiles to reduce the threat from Iranian rockets.

    U.S.-Saudi Arms Deal Moves Ahead - WSJ.com

  • The U.S. is encouraging the Saudis to buy systems known as THAAD-Terminal High Altitude Defense-and to upgrade its Patriot missiles to reduce the threat from Iranian rockets.

    Israel Matzav

  • The U.S. is encouraging the Saudis to buy systems known as THAAD-Terminal High Altitude Defense-and to upgrade its Patriot missiles to reduce the threat from Iranian rockets.

    WSJ.com: Law Blog

  • The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said in a proposal letter sent Monday to Congressional committees that it wants to sell the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, also known as THAAD, in order to improve the security of the UAE, one of several U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf region that is stocking up on missile defense networks to counter potential threats from nations such as Iran.

    IBTimes.com RSS Feed - Politics & Policy

  • The main item, worth up to $7 billion, is the so-called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, which is built by Lockheed Martin Corp with a system radar from Raytheon Co, and could be used for possible defense against Iran

    Signs of the Times

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