US to Deploy Missile Interceptors in Romania

Posted on April 11, 2019 11:03 am
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THAAD is an anti-ballistic missile defense system that intercepts ballistic missiles during their late mid-course or final stage flight both inside and outside the Earth’s atmosphere.

The United States will deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile battery to Romania this summer in support of NATO, European Command (EUCOM) said in a statement. The move comes despite opposition from Moscow.

“At the request of NATO, the Secretary of Defense will deploy a US Army Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to Romania this summer in support of NATO Ballistic Missile