THAAD

Definition : Terminal High Altitude Area Defence
Category : Governmental » Military
Country/Region : Worldwide Worldwide
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What does THAAD mean?

Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD), formerly known as Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), is an anti-ballistic missile system of the United States designed to shoot down short to intermediate-range ballistic missiles in their terminal phase.