IBTimes: US THAAD In South Korea: USFK Chief Says Antimissile System To Be Deployed To Region In 8-10 Months
Amid escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea over the latter’s nuclear capabilities, the commander of U.S. forces in neighboring South Korea said Friday that a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system battery will be deployed to the region in the next eight to ten months.
“You’re gonna see the deployment of a THAAD battery. This is an alliance decision. It will come in the next eight to 10 months. That is an Army unit and ... a larger configuration than the one in Guam,” U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) Commander Gen. Vincent K. Brooks said at a seminar in Seoul, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported.
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