Lockheed Martin to Make THAAD Missiles for Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will purchase Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) launchers, missiles and related equipment as part of a larger contract with the Pentagon. The Saudi government would pay $1.5 billion of the $2.4 billion contract.
Lockheed Martin’s THAAD system is designed to shoot down short-, medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles both inside and just outside the atmosphere. Its interceptors track enemy missiles and destroy them on impact. Rather than using a warhead to c…


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