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Updated 6:02 PM EDT, Wed, Apr 01, 2020

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Sky spy

Crashed North Korean Spy Drone Took Photos of THAAD Site in South Korea

Defense ministry official said they were trying to determine if the drone transmitted its photos of the THAAD site back to North Korea.

THAAD Anti-Ballistic Missile System

North Korea Testing Tactics to Defeat THAAD and Patriot

Another North Korean tactic was to salvo launch more than two missiles simultaneously.

Feared by China and Russia

Chinese and Russian Armed Forces Accuse US of Duplicity in THAAD Deployment to South Korea

THAAD "damages the strategic balance and stability (and) will inevitably deteriorate the international security environment."

Hello, Taiwan

Taiwan Doesn’t Need THAAD, Claims Defense Minister and US Think Tank

THAAD might now be a suitable defensive system for Taiwan.

Missile killer

US Ramping-up Production of THAAD Interceptor Missiles amid Growing Demand

THAAD uses a one-stage hit-to-kill interceptor to destroy short-range and intermediate-range ballistic missiles.

THAAD Anti-Ballistic Missile System

China Plans to Target THAAD Sites in South Korea with Nuclear Missiles

For China, however, the most important step it can take to counter THAAD is to increase its military power.

Need South Korean money

Russia Needs South Korean Money; Won’t Assist China in Imposing Economic Sanctions on Seoul over THAAD

One reason why Russia can't condemn Seoul as much as Beijing can is because Russia wants to wean itself from its far too large economic reliance on China.

Fire in the sky

South Korea Slams Door Shut in China’s Face; Reaffirms THAAD Deployment with Finality

During their phone call, Han and Mattis, discussed the security situation on the Korean Peninsula.

Fire in the sky

China’s Largest Naval Drill Fails to stop South Korea Deploying THAAD; Japan to also Operate THAAD

Japan also announced it has taken the first steps in a process that will eventually lead to its deploying THAAD.

USFK Commander

US THAAD Missile Battery to South Korea will be Ready for Action within 10 Months, says USFK Commander

The THAAD battery will be under the operational control of Gen Brooks' USFK,

Fire in the sky

China and Russia Continue Blasting US for THAAD Deployment to South Korea

THAAD destabilizes their missile systems and restores the strategic advantage to the Americans.

I see China

China Again Warns of Action Against THAAD; Might go Ahead with Joint Defense with Russia

He said the deployment "will hurt strategic and security interests of countries and undermine the strategic balance in the region.

Big eyes

China, Russia Consider Joint Missile Warning System to Counter US THAAD

The radar used by a THAAD battery is the X-band AN/TPY-2.

Fire in the sky

China and Russia Oppose US THAAD Deployment to South Korea

A THAAD battery consists of six mobile launchers, 48 missiles, airborne radar and fire control system.

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