MDAA Alerts

November 17, 2017

Crete Award Ceremony

Dear Members and Friends, At the conclusion of the Crete Tactical Air and Missile Defense firing, within a multinational military formation on the range, we honored the best missile defense crews of the United States of America and Germany.  Among the 650 troops, 143 of them were American soldiers, 327 of them were German Luftwaffe… read more

November 16, 2017

The Other Eastern Front

The sudden emergence of an evolving Russian threat to NATO Europe driven by strategy to deny NATO air access and strike all of NATO is being developed and tested in Russian combat in Ukraine and Syria. With Russian air defense systems of the SA-20 and the SA-21 covering altitudes of 98,000 feet and creating an area… read more

November 8, 2017

Defending Our Country and Our Allies

Today, President Donald Trump gave a speech to the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea in Seoul, where he addressed North Korea’s continued and accelerated pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles with which to deliver those weapons. All the while, the regime has pursued nuclear weapons with the deluded hope that it could… read more

November 6, 2017

300 Seconds

“They (North Korea) are the number one existential threat to the U.S. right now. They are. No one else is going to shoot nukes at us.” – Congressman Duncan Hunter, Representative for California’s 50th District – November 2, 2017 “There is no point in the history of our country where this threat has been forced on us, that… read more

October 30, 2017

Tolerance to Fail

CBS’s 60 Minutes on prime time TV last night had a report titled “God Of War,” (Link) exposing the North Korean ballistic missile threat and its thermonuclear intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) threat to the United States of America that is a transparent and credible piece of reporting in providing the best information to their average audience of… read more

October 27, 2017

Formidable

On the other side of the world, off the coast of Scotland last week, a group of eight NATO nations put forward a sea-based integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) demonstration to collectively defend a wide area at sea (i.e. an aircraft carrier battle group) from ballistic and air breathing missiles (Link). This demonstrated interoperable… read more

October 24, 2017

It’s All About Korea and Japan

The United States Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, is in Asia this week and will be discussing the North Korean crisis in his visits to both Japan and the Republic of Korea (Link). Prime Minster Shinzo Abe of Japan was reelected on Sunday (Link), a strong proponent of missile defense who has recently proposed a… read more

October 20, 2017

97%

The United States currently has close to 44 Ground-Based Interceptors (GBIs) deployed in Alaska and California to defend all of the 320 million Americans living in the United States of America against North Korean nuclear Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs). The last of the 44 GBIs are being deployed and will be completed next month in… read more

October 16, 2017

Eastward Bound

As the President of the United States, Donald Trump, has to certify every 90 days to Congress that Iran is in compliance of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) (Link) aka “Iran Nuclear Deal” which does not allow the weaponization of nuclear material by Iran. This past Friday, the President, with the intelligence from… read more

October 10, 2017

The ICBM Underlay

In addressing the urgent growing ballistic missile threat from North Korea, specific language in the $440 million reprogramming to missile defense programs approved by the United States Congress defense committees, both the House of Representatives and the Senate, are authorizing the United States to test and develop the new Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA interceptor… read more

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