MDAA Alerts

December 5, 2017

To Be the Best on the Pen

On the peninsula and in the midst of the hyperbole of North Korea’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) test to the world last Tuesday – relevant to the masses but irrelevant to those that operate the systems that easily defeat the 54 minutes of fame and its leader – we honored 42 warriors, game changers, and… read more

December 1, 2017

The North Korean Nuclear ICBM

MDAA was at Army Garrison Yongsan in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday this week, the day of North Korea’s most successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test to date. This ICBM test demonstrated and proved a capability to strike any part of the United States of America. The re-entry vehicle (RV) did break up during re-entry into the… read more

November 28, 2017

Anchors Aweigh

After a weekend and national holiday in celebration of Thanksgiving, MDAA now follows President Trump’s recent tour of Asia by visiting and honoring our nation’s and our allies’ armed forces in their critical and substantial missile defense mission. Starting today and through the next two weeks, we will be in the Republic of Korea, Okinawa,… read more

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

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