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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 169-99
June 10, 1999

Announcing THAAD Briefing Time

The Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) and the U.S. Army will hold a briefing at 5 p.m. (EDT) today on the successful Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile test.

Scheduled to brief are Air Force Brig. Gen. Richard Davis, Deputy for Theater Air and Missile Defense for BMDO, and Army Brig. Gen. Joseph Yakovac, Deputy for Systems Management & Horizontal Technology Integration for the assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology.

Videotape of today's successful intercept will be available at the briefing. Video can also be downlinked today at 2 p.m. on the GSTAR 4 satellite, Ku band, transponder 11 upper, left audio 6.2, right audio 6.8, downlink frequency 11881 vertical.

For more information contact Maj. Co Woods, BMDO, at 703-695-8743, ext. 6128.