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What does THAAD stand for?

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

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On behalf of our MDAA membership and that of the safety of the American Public and our allies, we demand more deployment and more capability of our current missile defense system to include the following: - Increase of Long Range Ground Based Interceptors deployed at Vandenberg AFB, California from 2 to 4 in the next 12 months for a total of 10 deployed - Increase of Standard Missile 3 Sea Based Interceptors from 9 missiles to over 30 missiles in the next 12 months - Increase of Aegis Engagement Cruisers and patrol of the Korean Peninsula from 1 ship to 2 ships in the next 12 months - Increase support of Theater High Altitude Area Defense for testing and development so that they can be deployed in South Korea or Japan in 2007 - Deployment of the Sea Based X Band Radar in Adek Alaska.
In the planning scenario, MDA and defense officials drew up and executed strategic plans, deploying missile defense assets such as Aegis Cruisers, Patriot Advanced Capability - 3 (PAC-3) batteries, and Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) capabilities to threat areas in preparation for a potential attack.