MDAA Alerts

March 22, 2018

All Things About Missile Defense

In prelude to the Senate Armed Services Committee’s (SASC) hearing today on Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Policies and Programs today at 2:30PM EST, Congress appears close to passing a $1.3 trillion omnibus appropriations bill to fun the entire government through the remainder of Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18), which ends on September 30, 2018. In this… read more

March 19, 2018

Chinese Rocketry

The Chinese, who have tremendous economic interest in the growing health of the United States economy, love U.S. container ships in the Pacific but hate U.S. military ships in the Pacific. China continues to build and operate massive amounts of military ships and weapon systems that have exceeded in gross overmatch of U.S. military ships… read more

March 14, 2018

Juniper Cobra

Not under the radar, but overtly quiet with a much bigger footprint than Roving Sands, with the survival of Israel at stake, is the foremost and relevant integrated layered air and missile defense exercise in the world  – the Juniper Cobra 2018 (JC18) – that concludes tomorrow in Israel. With more than 2,500 U.S. Air Defense… read more

March 12, 2018

The Art of the Deal

In a historical gesture, that all Americans and the world would support in the hopes of nuclear de-escalation and prevention of military options that could lead to war, is the announcement that the United States President Donald Trump has agreed to a meeting with the North Kora’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. We endorse and applaud the… read more

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

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