According "the Korea Times" newspaper, Three sites have been shortlisted as candidates for hosting a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery, according to military sources, Monday,July 4, 2016. The candidate locations are Pyeongtaek in Gyeonggi Province, Waegwan in North Gyeongsang Province and Gunsan in North Jeolla Province.
|THAAD can shoot down tactical ballistic missiles, and the system sees much farther and flies higher than Patriot missile. (Photo MARIE BERBEREA/U.S. ARMY)|