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MDAA Alerts

December 18, 2014

“The Interview” Repercussions

U.S. Government officials have indicated that they believe the cyber-attacks against Sony Pictures to prevent the release of their upcoming movie The Interview were at the very least sanctioned by the North Korean government. There is little that the United States can do to respond to the North Korean cyber-attack. As U.S. officials told reporters… read more

December 18, 2014

China’s Hypersonic Missiles Not Invulnerable to Missile Defense

Washington D.C. – December 18, 2014 – Responding to China’s recent hypersonic missile tests, MDAA Chairman Riki Ellison stated on Wednesday that the Hypersonic Glide Vehicles (HGVs) could be vulnerable to ballistic missile defense (BMD) given adequate investments to upgrade existing U.S. BMD systems. Current U.S. BMD systems use mathematical algorithms to target a ballistic missile… read more

December 17, 2014

Hypersonic Threat

Dear Members and Friends, Over this past year, the newest threat to deliver force quickly, project power outside of national borders and in a launch platform that does not obey ballistic trajectories is being developed and flight tested by the two major super powers of the world: China and the United States. This highly advanced… read more

Alert Archives

Defenders of the Year

Staff Sergeant Nicholas W. Power

Staff Sergeant Nicholas W. Power hails from Concord, NH. He is currently pursuing his BA Degree in Homeland Defense from the American Military University, with a graduation goal of 2016. He has a total of 15 years of service with a military education that includes Structured Self Development, Advanced Leader Common Core, Air and Missile… read more

Lieutenant Brandon Bridges

Lieutenant Brandon Bridges was born in Whitesburg, GA. He attended Central High School and graduated in May 1996. He entered the United States Navy on July 15th, 1996 and completed Recruit Training Great Lakes, IL in September 1996. After completing Boot Camp, he reported to Fire Controlman “A” school where he graduated with distinction and… read more

SSG Wingo, Nancy A.

SSG(P) Nancy A. Wingo was born in Athens, Ohio and graduated from Alexander High school in 2001. She joined the military and attended Basic Training in September 2001 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Her Advanced Individual Training for Patriot Launching Station Enhanced Operator at Fort Bliss, Texas. After training, SSG Wingo was assigned to Alpha… read more

Captain Benjamin C. Szutar

Captain Benjamin C. Szutar is the Chief, Plans and Programs for the 460th Operations Support Squadron, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. Captain Szutar was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on 19 April 1983. He attended Crestwood High School, graduating in June 2001. He lettered each year in academics and marching band. He served as president of… read more

Mission Statement

MDAA’s mission is to make the world safer by advocating for the development and deployment of missile defense systems to defend the United States, its armed forces and its allies against missile threats.

MDAA is the only organization in existence whose primary mission is to educate the American public about missile defense issues and to recruit, organize, and mobilize proponents to advocate for the critical need of missile defense. We are a non-partisan membership-based and membership-funded organization that does not advocate on behalf of any specific system, technology, architecture or entity.

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