US successfully conducts THAAD test in Alaska – against whom?


July 31, 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

RusVesna– translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The United States has conducted a test of the THAAD missile defense system in Alaska.

According to the statement of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the US Air Force aircraft launched a ballistic missile, successfully intercepted by the ABM system.

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“The anti-missile defense agency and the US military of the 11th anti-aircraft artillery brigade from Fort Bliss (Texas) conducted a successful missile test using the THAAD system,” the report said.

According to MDA head Sam Greaves, this test will help the US “stay one step ahead of the growing threat” – who??

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