U.S. Deployed Intercept Systems

Missile Defense System Number of Systems Deployed Targets
Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) 4 Ground-based Interceptors (GBIs) at Vandenberg AFB; 26 GBIs at Ft. Greely (44 by the end of 2017) Intercontinental-range Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) gbi
Aegis sea-based BMD 17 vessels in Pacific Fleet; 16 in Atlantic Fleet Short- to intermediate-range ballistic missiles in the midcourse to terminal phase (SM-3); cruise missiles, UAVs, aircraft (SM-2, SM-6) aegis-1
Aegis Ashore 1 operational (Deveselu, Romania); 1 test site (Pacific Missile Range Facility, Hawaii) Short- to intermediate-range ballistic missiles in the midcourse to terminal phase (SM-3) aegis-ashore-romania
Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) 6 (1 deployed to Guam) Short- to medium-range ballistic missiles in the terminal phase thaad-1
Patriot 15 battalions Short-range ballistic missiles in the terminal phase, cruise missiles, UAVs patriot-1
Avenger 11 Avenger units in the U.S. Army and National Guard; numerous Avenger units have been sold to U.S. partners and allies Cruise missiles, UAVs, low-flying aircraft, helicopters avenger_missile
Counter-Rocket, Artillery, Mortar (C-RAM) N/A Rocket, artillery, mortars cram
SeaRAM Anti-Ship Missile Defense System 4 forward-deployed destroyers with SeaRam systems; multiple Littoral Combat Ships Anti-ship cruise missiles, combat aircraft, small boats

 

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