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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 158-99
June 08, 1999

THAAD Missile Test Flight Scheduled For Today Postponed.

The tenth flight test for the Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system scheduled for today at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M., has been postponed. A loss of commercial power to the THAAD equipment last night caused the delay.

The test is rescheduled for Thursday, June 10. The THAAD press conference scheduled today has also been postponed until 3:30 p.m. (EDT) Thursday.