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Missile Defense Agency / 2011
A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor was launched Oct. 5 in the system’s first operational test at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai. During the test the THAAD system engaged and simultaneously intercepted two ballistic missile targets. The THAAD is a separate system from Aegis, which was first tested on ships.