Romania—U.S. Deploys THAAD System While Aegis Ashore System Gets Upgrades

Nato Press Release | 04/15/2019

The NATO Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense site in Deveselu, Romania, is scheduled to undergo a long-planned update this summer, reports the Stars and Stripes. The several week modernization is part of the U.S. phased adaptive approach to ballistic missile defense, which was first announced in September 2009, said a NATO release on April 11. The U.S. Army will temporarily deploy its Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to provide missile defense capabilities while...

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