MDAA Alerts

July 12, 2017

A Primer on American Missile Defense

The American Foreign Policy Council just released their June 2017 Issue of the Defense Dosseir, an e-journal covering national security and defense issues. In this issue, titled “Reexamining Global Missile Threats and Responses,” all articles were focused on the key missile defense issues of today. In this issue, the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance contributed with… read more

July 11, 2017

“Beyond Requirements”

Dear Members and Friends,   Last night off the coast off Kodiak, Alaska, one of six U.S. THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) batteries that are operational capable today organically acquired, tracked and successfully intercepted an Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM). This is a historic first for the THAAD system to intercept a missile of… read more

July 7, 2017

We Have to Bring It Now!

Dear Members and Friends, We have downplayed the ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) capability of North Korea and its nuclear weapons to strike the United States of America. We have underestimated North Korea nuclear ICBM capability that has pushed U.S. investment, strategy and acquisition to best defend against it four to five years from now. We… read more

July 6, 2017

Timing Is Everything

This morning, MDAA Chairman and Founder Riki Ellison was interviewed on the Mike Buck Show in Honolulu, Hawaii and discussed the recent North Korea ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) test and the state of Hawaii’s missile defense. Click here to listen to audio from Riki Ellison’s radio interview with Mike Buck on the Mike Buck Show… read more

July 5, 2017

Unleash the Beast

Dear Members and Friends,   North Korea has proven and tested a real capability to strike the United States with an ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) launched yesterday (link). This North Korean breakthrough of a two stage ICBM with a payload capability of heavy nuclear weapons flew 39 mins in a lofted trajectory that was launched… read more

July 5, 2017

It’s Our Day

It’s our day to celebrate our country, our people, our history and our future in all shapes, sizes, creeds, cultures and religions in the freedom to empower ourselves and others with liberty and justice for all. We are stronger together as a nation than any other nation in the world today. Our diversity, our grit… read more

June 28, 2017

We Have to Stop What’s Coming

Earlier this week, the Defense Intelligence Ballistic Missile Analysis Committee released a Report titled “Ballistic and Cruise Missile Threat,” which states the increasing proliferation of missile technology around the world, as well as the growing ballistic missile threat to the United States and the world. The continued and increased proliferation of advanced ballistic missile technology… read more

June 22, 2017

Unafraid to Fail

Dear Members and Friends, A critical missile defense system being developed and close to initial operational capability for the U.S. and Japan Aegis BMD ships and Aegis Ashore Sites in defense of Japan, the defense of Europe, the defense of Guam and potentially the defense of Hawaii had a failure to intercept on its second… read more

June 21, 2017

Power Projection

“I believe that there are two sources of strength in our country. At the strategic level, it’s the network of allies that we built up since 2002. At the operational level it’s been the ability to project power from the United States to advance our interests and to meet our alliance commitments. Our peer competitors… read more

June 19, 2017

Tragedy

Dear Members and Friends, Over the weekend, the Missile Defense community suffered a tragedy with loss of seven U.S. Sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62), a ballistic missile defense (BMD) ship deployed out of Yokosuka, Japan for the BMD defense mission against North Korea (link). The ultimate sacrifice of human life, they served a selfless… read more

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