MDAA Alerts

March 8, 2018

“What I’m Most Concerned About”

Dear Members and Friends, In superseding our advocacy efforts to bring operationally deployed Integrated Air and Missile Defense to EUROPE addressing the capability gap, earlier today, General Curtis Scaparrotti, Commander of the United States European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, gave testimony to the Senate Arms Service Committee for the Defense Authorization Request… read more

March 7, 2018

Roving Sands

In the long awaited reconstitution of the 2005 Roving Sands annual exercise, the last time our nation exercised a fully integrated combat training air and missile defense exercise, the United States Army – with its biggest force provider of air and missile defense capability and capacity – the 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command… read more

March 5, 2018

Peace Through Missile Defense

In the midst of President Putin showing videos of dropping nuclear missiles on the United States, following the leadership of the Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un as the only other leader in the world to animate nuclear attack on the United States in video bullying, MDAA was in Europe with visits to U.S. Army Europe… read more

March 1, 2018

Bully Bully

In hyperbole, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation claimed advanced ballistic missile, cruise missile, and hypersonic missile technology, along with underwater drone development, to defeat current U.S. missile defense systems. It is a misconstrued statement, endorsing the credibility of U.S. ballistic missile defense systems in an attempt to defeat them in other means that… read more

February 23, 2018

It’s All About Mass

NATO in its doctrine to collectively fight and win when Article 5 is invoked, is done by the Joint Task Force (JTF), the JTF brings all components – land, air, and sea from contributions of willing NATO countries. Each component is made up of a corps, which has up to five divisions under it, where those divisions… read more

February 21, 2018

Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune

Early this week, Israel successfully tested its highest range missile defense system and the only one which has the capability of defending all of Israel – the Arrow 3 – that intercepts early and high in space. This new capability is significant to both Israel and the United States. For Israel, this system completes the… read more

February 20, 2018

Lights Out

As the Olympics in Korea move to closure this week, adulation and reflection of remarkable performances of the human will to achieve. Not lost amongst the new heroes and heroines of theses Olympic Games was one of the most memorable displays of the sophisticated and complex technologies that surround us, the opening ceremony of the Olympics put forward… read more

February 16, 2018

All Aboard

Last week, we had the honor to visit and present to some of our nation’s sailors for their courage, sacrifice, and service on our country’s newest operational Baseline-9 Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Destroyer, the USS Ramage (DDG 61) homeported in Norfolk, Virginia. The Atlantic Fleet ship, with close to 300 sailors aboard, operated recently in the… read more

February 16, 2018

“I’m 100% Confident in my Ability to Defend the United States of America.”

Dear Members and Friends, In Washington DC, addressing the United States Congress in committee hearings to the House and to the Senate, our nation’s two Combatant Commanders with the responsibility and the command of North America and the Pacific provided testimony on the defense of these regions from North Korean ballistic missiles. General Lori Robinson… read more

February 13, 2018

The Dangerous Illusion of “All the News that is Fit to Print”

In the mastering by the master of political spin to feed the beast of circulation, the New York Times editorial board serendipitously posted a distortion of illusion on their version of missile defense, the day prior to the release of the Presidential Budget Request to Congress for Fiscal Year 2019. This opinion piece used unsupported facts and mislaid… read more

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