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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 165-99
June 09, 1999

Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Flight Test/News Conference

The tenth flight test for the Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system is scheduled for Thursday, June 10, 1999, at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The test is scheduled to take place at 7 a.m. (EDT).

A THAAD press conference has been scheduled for tomorrow at 3:45 p.m. in the Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E781.

For more information on the test and the scheduled briefing, contact Maj. Co Woods, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization at 703-695-8743, ext. 6128.