Lockheed Martin completes delivery all components 1st THAAD battery to United States army 0803124
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|Thursday, March 8, 2012, 09:12 PM|
|Lockheed Martin completes delivery of all components of 1st THAAD battery to United States army.|
Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] has completed delivery of all hardware and components associated with the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile weapon system’s first U.S. Army Battery. In December, THAAD delivered its 24th interceptor, completing the first THAAD Battery (A-4 ADA). Two THAAD batteries have been activated at Fort Bliss, Texas. The first THAAD Battery (A-4 ADA Battery) was activated in May 2008. The second THAAD Battery (A-2 ADA Battery) was activated in October 2009. The Army anticipates activating a third Battery in late 2012.
United States Army THAAD Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile system
“The Lockheed Martin THAAD team is proud to deliver this important capability to the warfighter,” said Mat Joyce, vice president and program manager for the THAAD weapon system at Lockheed Martin. “We remain focused on ensuring the THAAD system remains reliable, affordable and effective.”