MDAA Alerts

February 23, 2018

It’s All About Mass

NATO in its doctrine to collectively fight and win when Article 5 is invoked, is done by the Joint Task Force (JTF), the JTF brings all components – land, air, and sea from contributions of willing NATO countries. Each component is made up of a corps, which has up to five divisions under it, where those divisions… read more

February 21, 2018

Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune

Early this week, Israel successfully tested its highest range missile defense system and the only one which has the capability of defending all of Israel – the Arrow 3 – that intercepts early and high in space. This new capability is significant to both Israel and the United States. For Israel, this system completes the… read more

February 20, 2018

Lights Out

As the Olympics in Korea move to closure this week, adulation and reflection of remarkable performances of the human will to achieve. Not lost amongst the new heroes and heroines of theses Olympic Games was one of the most memorable displays of the sophisticated and complex technologies that surround us, the opening ceremony of the Olympics put forward… read more

February 16, 2018

All Aboard

Last week, we had the honor to visit and present to some of our nation’s sailors for their courage, sacrifice, and service on our country’s newest operational Baseline-9 Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Destroyer, the USS Ramage (DDG 61) homeported in Norfolk, Virginia. The Atlantic Fleet ship, with close to 300 sailors aboard, operated recently in the… read more

February 16, 2018

“I’m 100% Confident in my Ability to Defend the United States of America.”

Dear Members and Friends, In Washington DC, addressing the United States Congress in committee hearings to the House and to the Senate, our nation’s two Combatant Commanders with the responsibility and the command of North America and the Pacific provided testimony on the defense of these regions from North Korean ballistic missiles. General Lori Robinson… read more

February 13, 2018

The Dangerous Illusion of “All the News that is Fit to Print”

In the mastering by the master of political spin to feed the beast of circulation, the New York Times editorial board serendipitously posted a distortion of illusion on their version of missile defense, the day prior to the release of the Presidential Budget Request to Congress for Fiscal Year 2019. This opinion piece used unsupported facts and mislaid… read more

February 8, 2018

If They Don’t Score, They Don’t Win

Our Vice President, Mike Pence made strategic statements from strategic placements in route to Korea for the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympics, which reflected our nation’s intent to show the world stability and strength on the Korean Peninsula. Vice President Pence unfazed by North Korean Olympic gestures of reconciliation with South Korea made specific strategic… read more

February 2, 2018

Transparency and Trust

We commend the transparency of the Department of Defense and the Missile Defense Agency by providing the general public with the results of the Wednesday intercept test of the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA. The democracy of our nation and our people are fundamentally based on the government to be truthful and forthcoming. We recognize… read more

January 31, 2018

“Success Teaches Us Nothing, Only Failure Teaches”

As reported by CNN, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the U.S. Navy conducted a test of the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA this morning from the Aegis Ashore test site at Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) in Hawaii that did not achieve an intercept. The test was scheduled, pre-planned, and pre-designed to prove out final… read more

January 29, 2018

A Unified Korea

The 2018 Olympic Winter Games, XXIII begins next Friday, the 9th of February in PyeongChang, Korea, 65 miles south of North Korea and runs through the 25th of February. The opening ceremony on the 9th of February will have both Koreas march together, under one flag in Korea as the hosting nation of the XXIII Olympic games, a… read more

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