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Friday, July 10, 2015

Lockheed Martin Completes 100th THAAD Interceptor

THAAD InterceptorLockheed Martin delivered the 100th interceptor for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in a recent ceremony at the company’s Troy, Alabama, facility.

THAAD is a key element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) and is highly effective at protecting America’s military, allied forces, citizen population centers and critical infrastructure from short- and medium-range ballistic missile attacks.

“The 100th interceptor delivery is a tribute to the brilliant men and women who have devoted countless hours engineering, developing and manufacturing this amazing system over the years,” said Richard McDaniel, Lockheed Martin's vice president for the THAAD system.

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