MDAA Alerts

September 18, 2017

“Duck and Cover”

As a result of the 6th ballistic missile flyover of Japanese territory by an undeterred North Korea this past weekend, the Prime Minster of Japan, Shinzo Abe, wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times – published today (Link) – compelling the world community and the United Nations to join together to enforce harder… read more

September 12, 2017

It’s All About North Korea

Today, North Korea has three ballistic missile platforms – the Hwasong-12 (Link), the Hwasong-14 (Link), and the KN-08 (Link) – that can carry a successfully developed and tested hydrogen bomb (Link), made to fit exactly inside these three missiles’ nose cones (Link), to deliver the hydrogen bomb to United States territory and kill close to… read more

September 11, 2017

On This Day

On this day, we honor and hold in profound memory the innocent victims and first responders who lost their lives on September 11. Our way of life, the freedoms we enjoy, and the defense of them remains steadfast and at the forefront of our nation to the present day.… read more

September 5, 2017

Confronting the Hydrogen Bomb in the Hands of North Korea

In a clear premediated decision to overwhelm the significance of the ten day massive United States and Republic of Korea (ROK) military exercise, called Ulchi Freedom Guardian (Link), and to demonstrate absolute power to the United States, North Korea detonated a thermonuclear weapon, that is by current estimates at least ten times more powerful than… read more

August 29, 2017

Could Of, Should Of, Would Of

Today, North Korea blatantly launched and tested what is believed to be a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile (Link), overflying Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, before landing in the Pacific Ocean with impunity – knowing that the missile could not be intercepted by either United States or Japanese missile defense systems and Japan could not and… read more

August 23, 2017

Overmatch

North Korean State media announced Kim Jong-un’s order to mass produce solid-fuel rocket engines and warhead re-entry vehicles for their Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) (Link). This North Korean strategic messaging is a direct response to the United States, during a heightened time of U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) military exercises (Link), to specifically overmatch… read more

August 22, 2017

“We Will Fight to Win”

In a concise, direct, and powerful address to the American public, the Nation’s Commander in Chief, President Donald Trump, put forth last night a shift and change of military strategy towards Afghanistan and South Asia (Link to the transcript) that reflects the overall intent of U.S. strategy from his Administration. The distilled thesis of the new… read more

August 21, 2017

Our Hearts, Our Compassion

Our hearts, our compassion and our prayers of faith go to the ten sailors and the crew of the USS John S. McCain, their families and friends in hope of their recovery. They all are serving a selfless mission of service for our nation, unknowing and courageous towards the unfortunate circumstances that can take place… read more

August 17, 2017

Roll Tide

Last week in Huntsville, Alabama – home and birthplace of our nation’s rocketry and missile defense – we hosted our 15th annual Breakfast of Champions in conjunction with the Space and Missile Defense Symposium, bringing the nation’s missile defense team together to reflect, look forward, and to recognize our missile defense community for its champions. The… read more

August 15, 2017

We Should Be Doing More

In the national security concern and direct response of the nuclear ballistic missile threat from North Korea to Guam and the country of Japan, with its 120 million people and 53,000 (13,250 on Okinawa) United States armed forces inhabitants, the Japanese Minster of Defense Itsunori Onodera stated (Link) that any attack on Guam from North Korea… read more

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