THAAD upgrades for USFK prompt program rebaseline, increase in planned flight tests

By Jason Sherman  
June 7, 2019 at 12:56 PM
The Defense Department is rebaselining the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system acquisition effort, consolidating it into what is now called THAAD III from a pair of parallel development efforts to continue improving the Army-operated system -- a change that reflects recent upgrades to counter North Korean ballistic missile threats. The Government Accountability Office disclosed this development with the THAAD program in its annual report to Congress on missile defense , an evident change in requirements, cost and schedule not...

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