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Terminal High Altitude Area Defense: Quiz


Question 1: In June 2009, the United States deployed a THAAD unit to ________, along with a sea-based radar, to defend against a possible North Korean launch at the archipelago.

Question 2: THAAD was designed to hit Scuds and similar weapons, but also has a limited capability against ________.
Anti-tank guided missileAir-to-air missileAnti-ballistic missileIntercontinental ballistic missile

Question 3: The ________ has requested the purchase of a new U.S.
Saudi ArabiaJordanQatarUnited Arab Emirates

Question 4: Army program, THAAD has come under the umbrella of the ________.
Defense Intelligence AgencyNational Security AgencyMissile Defense AgencyNational Reconnaissance Office

Question 5: The THAAD ________ concept was proposed in 1987, with a formal request for proposals submitted to industry in 1990.
Missile defenseAnti-ballistic missileNational missile defenseMIM-104 Patriot

Question 6: Army selected ________ as prime contractor for THAAD development.
Lockheed MartinTitan (rocket family)United Space AllianceLockheed Martin U.K.

Question 7: The Navy has a similar program, the sea-based ________.
Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense SystemNational missile defenseArleigh Burke class destroyerUSS Carney (DDG-64)

Question 8: Key subcontractors include Raytheon, Boeing, ________, Rocketdyne, Honeywell, BAE Systems, and MiltonCAT.
A-10 Thunderbolt IIAerojetTitan (rocket family)Intercontinental ballistic missile

Question 9: The first THAAD flight test occurred in April 1995, with all flight tests in the Demonstration-Validation (DEM-VAL) program phase occurring at ________.
V-2New MexicoFort BlissWhite Sands Missile Range


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