Video Shows THAAD Obliterating Missile

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has released video of a U.S. missile defense system eliminating an incoming projectile.

The U.S. military conducted another successful test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system Tuesday. The U.S. tested a THAAD system in Alaska against an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) launched from an Air Force cargo plane near Hawaii. THAAD has a perfect intercept record of 14 out of 14.

THAAD was deployed in South Korea after North Korea launched a salvo of missiles into waters off Japan, and the system has achieved initial intercept capability.

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