Skip to comments.Japan Could Acquire THAAD Antimissile System
Posted on 09/17/2013 10:52:42 PM PDT by TexGrill
Japan has moved to finance an assessment on potentially augmenting its missile-interceptor capabilities with a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, according to a Tuesday press report quoted by the Kuwait News Agency.
Funds for the possible review could become available during the next Japanese fiscal year, which begins next April, the Japanese Nikkei business daily reported.
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Back in the day when I was working on the periphery of this with respect to the radar system, the program was called Theater High Altitude Area Defense.
I guess they’ve gone to using “Terminal” to better describe it as a re-entry phase kill vs a boost phase or mid-course kill system.....