Department of Defense announced here Wednesday that it will deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System (THD) - a ballistic missile defense system - to Guam Island in western Pacific Ocean in the coming weeks "as a precautionary move to strengthen our regional defense posture against the North Korean regional ballistic missile threat.
What does AD stand for?
AD stands for Area Defense
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We have 84 other meanings of AD in our Acronym Attic
- Application Data
- Application Developer
- Application Development (IBM)
- Application Directory
- Approved Direction
- Approved Document (UK)
- Architectural Design
- Archival Disc (disc storage)
- Archive Device
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Lockheed Martin has completed delivery of all hardware and Lcomponents associated with the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system's first U.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY * Program/Project: Clarence Jones, Hard-to-Buy Aircraft Items, Defense Supply Center Richmond * Individual: Harry Sands, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia * Team: Spare Parts Breakout Team, Defense Supply Center Columbus * Organization: Defense Supply Center Columbus * Special: DFAS Contract Payment Team Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service * Special: Aviation Engineering Division, Defense Supply Center Richmond * Special: Andrew Scott, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY * Program/Project: Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Project Management Office * Individual: Julie Smith, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense * Team: Value Engineering Team, Huntsville and Redstone Arsenal, Ala.