MDAA Alerts

April 14, 2017

Mother of All Calculations

As North Korea prepares to do missile launches and military exercises that may include its 6th  nuclear test tomorrow (News article link) in the annual honor and celebration of the founder of North Korea, Kim Il-sung’s birthday, profound messaging of overt strategic direct actions have been sent to North Korea. President Donald Trump meeting with Chinese… read more

April 13, 2017

The Magnificent Eight

In the heart of Germany along the banks of the Rhine River, is Cologne a majestic city landmarked by one of the most historic cathedrals ever to be built. Cologne is home to the German Air Force, the Luftwaffe, who command the ballistic missile defense and air defense for Germany. It is on the Air… read more

April 12, 2017

German Leadership

Dear Members and Friends, In the epicenter of Europe – economically and geographically – is Germany, a member of the NATO Alliance and the European Union. Germany, as a contributing NATO force member, provides the most capability and capacity for ballistic and air defense in NATO Europe. With one Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) Wing out of Husum,… read more

April 10, 2017

With Offense Comes Defense

Across the world from the Carl Vinson US Aircraft Carrier Strike group with its Aegis BMD escort ships heading towards the Korean Peninsula, and the pending outcome from the Chinese Summit with President Trump on North Korea, is the aftermath of Syrian Strike by the USS Porter and USS Ross and its ramifications to the… read more

April 6, 2017

2016 National Guard Defender of the Year Recognized by General Robinson

General Lori Robinson, Commander, United States Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command recognized MDAA’s 2016 National Guard Defender of the Year today. General Robinson cited Staff Sergeant Caroline Domenech in written testimony submitted to the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services. Below are General Robinson’s comments on 2016 National Guard Defender of… read more

April 5, 2017

A Calculated Miscalculation

The previous version of this alert identified North Korea’s missile test launch as a solid-fuel KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile. This version corrects this mistake and identifies the test launch a liquid-fuel Scud missile. This version also changes “SM-3 Block IA” to “SM-3 Block IIA.” UPDATE: On Thursday, President Donald Trump led calls with leaders and… read more

April 4, 2017

Called Out

“Well if China is not going to solve North Korea, we will.” – President Trump, April 2, 2017 President Trump has clearly called out China to fix the North Korean problem (Link to article from the Financial Times-subscription required) of which MDAA stated China was the solution on February 13, 2017 and thereafter (Link to… read more

April 3, 2017

Disproportionate

“As President Trump has made clear, it is no longer sustainable for the U.S. to maintain a disproportionate share of NATO’s defense expenditures,” Secretay of State Rex Tillerson told the foreign ministers last Friday in Brussels. “Allies must increase defense spending.” Secretary of State Rex Tilerson has given all 28 NATO nations until May at… read more

March 27, 2017

The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You

On Saturday night in the heart of Texas, in Austin, the state’s capital and at the Daryl Royal Memorial Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas, we honored the best missile defenders of the year from the state of Texas. Texas is home, to the world’s largest Air Defense Brigade, the 11th Imperial… read more

March 24, 2017

Spring 2017 MG Rossi Fellowship Announcement

The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance is proud to announce the Spring 2017 Major General John G. Rossi Military Fellows. Captain Amanda Del Re Captain Amanda Del Re is a U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Officer. She is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. She has served in combat as… read more

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