Army juggling demand for upper-tier antimissile equipment

By Sebastian Sprenger / March 22, 2016 at 5:15 PM
Besides a potential deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system to South Korea, the Army also is weighing requests from U.S. European Command and U.S. Central Command for the capability, a key official said. The antimissile weapon, made by Lockheed Martin, is designed to intercept ballistic missiles in the upper reaches of the Earth's atmosphere. Combatant commands have said for some time that they need additional defensive measures to keep up with the proliferation of ballistic missiles. Lt...

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