US delivers THAAD parts to deployment site in South Korea

(VOVworld) - The United States military has begun transporting parts of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system to a planned deployment site in South Korea.

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Trailer trucks carrying THAAD to the deployment site in Seongju on April 26 (Photo: AFP/ VNA)

According to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency, six trailer trucks, carrying the radar and other equipment for the THAAD missile defense battery, arrived at the deployment site, located on what had been a golf course in the southeastern region of Seongju in early hours of Wednesday.

South Korean Ministry of Defense said the move facilitates the installation of the first equipment of the system. The two sides will start assess environmental impacts and build related facilities.

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