U.S. Deployed Intercept Systems

Aegis Afloat

Aegis Afloat is the sea-based component of the Missile Defense Agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). Aegis BMD builds upon the

Aegis Ashore

Mobility Stationary with removable facilities for worldwide deployment Targets Short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missiles Role Land-based variant of the

Counter-Rocket, Artillery, Mortar (C-RAM)

The Counter-Rocket, Artillery, Mortar (C-RAM) / Indirect Fire Protection Capability (IFPC) system was developed early during Operation Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom

Ground-Based Midcourse Defense

Facts Mobility Non-mobile, ground-based Targets Intercontinental and intermediate-range ballistic missiles Role Long-range, exo-atmospheric interceptor Status Interceptor sites deployed to Fort Greely,

Patriot Missile Defense System

Facts Mobility Ground-based, mobile Targets UAV, Cruise Missiles, Short-range Ballistic Missiles Role 15km (PAC-3), 22km, interceptor Status Interceptor sites all

SeaRAM Anti-Ship Missile Defense System

Facts Mobility Sea-based/Ship-Mounted on naval ships Role Protect deployed naval ships from anti-ship missiles Status Installed on multiple Littoral Combat

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)

Facts Mobility Mobile, ground-based Targets Short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missiles Role Medium-range, atmospheric interceptor Status Interceptors in the UAE,