MDAA Alerts

June 3, 2015

For the Defense of North America

With the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), which the United States and Canada established 57 years ago this month, together with our U.S. Northern Combatant Command (USNORTHCOM), established in October of 2002 for the defense of the North America, MDAA recognized with honor and dignity the 2015 NORAD & US NORTHCOM Missile Warning and… read more

May 27, 2015

Clear Skies Ahead

The U.S. Department of Defense has announced its selection of Clear Air Force Station (AFS) in central Alaska as the location of a new land based missile defense sensor to provide North America an extensive and persistent capability for the tracking and discrimination of long-range ballistic missiles from North Korea. Clear AFS, on the foothills… read more

May 22, 2015

Missile Defense in Europe

Dear Members and Friends, This week, MDAA held its fourth Congressional Roundtable Discussion on Capitol Hill, focusing on missile defense in Europe. Our speakers at this event were Counselor Alexander Trofimov, the Political and Military Affairs Counselor from the Russian Embassy for the Russian Federation, Ambassador Robert Joseph, former Special Envoy on Nuclear Nonproliferation and… read more

May 21, 2015

Senate Defense Markup Adds $400 Million to Missile Defense

The Senate Armed Services Committee recently completed its markup of the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, the bill that authorizes spending for our nation’s military. Senator Dan Sullivan spoke on this Senate’s markup at MDAA’s 2015 Alaska Defender of the Year event this past Saturday, where he announced that the Senate’s version of the… read more

May 18, 2015

Alaska

On top of the world, with a 360 degree view of anything coming over the Northern Hemisphere that would threaten our nation is Alaska, our 49th state. Alaska provides the shortest point for air lift and air power projection from the United States to Asia, Europe and the Middle East. During World War II, the… read more

May 18, 2015

Alaska National Guard Honored for Defending Homeland

Anchorage – May 18, 2015 — The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, held its second annual Alaska Missile Defender of the Year Award Ceremony in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, May 16, honoring those members of the Alaska Army and Air National Guard who operate the U.S. Ground Based Midcourse System. The top award presented was the Ted… read more

May 15, 2015

First Steps: GCC Missile Defense Integration

At Camp David yesterday, President Obama met with key leaders from the Gulf Cooperation Council to craft an outline for U.S. – GCC partnership moving forward, addressing the GCC’s concerns over the forthcoming nuclear deal with Iran. The GCC is an international political and economic union between the countries of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi… read more

May 14, 2015

Winning in a Complex World

We as a nation are confronted by an extremely complex and escalating threat to our way of life.  We are facing a probable nuclear deal with Iran that will provide it with both the incentive and funding  to multiply their ballistic missile forces. We see a deliberate increase in Russian short-range missiles and area-denial threat… read more

May 12, 2015

Chinese Threat to Homeland Detailed in Report to Congress

Nearly all U.S. Territory and Allies in Range of Chinese Nuclear Missiles The Department of Defense recently provided Congress with its annual report on Chinese military capabilities. The report highlights several Chinese ballistic missile developments that are solidifying China’s capability to hold the whole of Asia and nearly all U.S. territory at risk. These developments… read more

May 9, 2015

Breaking News: North Korea Demonstrates Submerged Ballistic Missile Launch

Dear Members and Friends, This morning North Korea claims to have successfully launched a ballistic missile from a submarine beneath waters off the coast of its mainland. That missile has the exact characteristics of the Russian SS-N-6 first generation submarine ballistic missile that has a range of 1,500 miles, carrying a reentry payload of 1,400… read more

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