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What does THAAD stand for?

THAAD stands for Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (formerly Theater High Altitude Area Defense)


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Today, the brigade consists of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, four Patriot battalions, two Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense System batteries, one Counter-Rockets, Artillery and Mortars task force, and a signal company.
Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense System (THAAD) is a ground-based terminal phase launcher-radar to defend against short- and medium-range ballistic missiles, both inside and outside the atmosphere, significantly mitigating the effects of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
The US Army's first Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery activated during a morning ceremony on 28 May at Fort Bliss, Texas.
In response, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, announced plans to expedite the fielding of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in coordination with the Army.