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Army Missile Defense Task Force

Definition/Scope: The Army Missile Defense Task Force is a task force based at Andersen Air Force Base on Guam. It is comprised of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Missile (THAD) battery, a Patriot missile battery, and stinger missiles. It is currently under the control of the 94th Army Air Missile Defense Command (AAMDC) with the 36th Wing. This term is also known as the Missile Defense Task Force.



Broader Terms:

94th AAMDC
94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command
Pacific Command
US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command
US Army, Pacific, Combatant Command, Geo

Narrower Terms:

Air Defense
Deputy Area Air Defense Commander
missile defense
missile threat
PATRIOT missile
Stinger missile
Theater Army Air and Missile Defense Coordinator

Related Terms:

Andersen AFB
Joint Force Air Component Commander

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