MDAA in the News

December 2, 2016 | MDAA in the News

Best of the best in missile defense

Dvids: The top missile defense service members on the Korean Peninsula were recognized by the founder and chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance at the Dragon Hill Lodge during the Korean Peninsula Missile Defender of the Year banquet hosted by 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade in Seoul, Republic of Korea Nov 18. Riki Ellison,… read more

November 22, 2016 | MDAA in the News

Under Trump, GOP to Give Space Weapons Close Look

Roll Call: Missile defense and military space programs are likely to get a substantial funding boost under the incoming Republican-dominated government, lawmakers and analysts say. Coming soon are a greater number of more capable anti-missile interceptors and radars deployed around the globe — on land, at sea and possibly in space, say these legislators and… read more

November 3, 2016 | MDAA in the News

35th ADA Brigade names best ADA crews of 2016

DVIDS: The top air defense crews assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment, and 6th Battalion, 52nd ADA Regiment, competed in the 35th ADA Brigade Missile Defender of the Year competition Oct. 23-27 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Ballistic missile defense plays an integral role in maintaining the armistice in the… read more

September 21, 2016 | MDAA in the News

MDAA Joins Integrated Air and Missile Defense Event

We’re proud to announce that the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance has joined the the 2nd Annual Integrated Air & Missile Defense Event!  Join us to learn the requirements for sustainable, global and reliable solutions to next generation air & missile threats. Take a look at our session on Day one at 1:45 Shaping the Evolution of IAMD presented by Mr. Riki Ellison Chairman… read more

September 14, 2016 | MDAA in the News

Weldaloy to Host Ground Based Interceptor Ballistic Missile Defense Mission Meeting for the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA)

Benzinga: On September 21, 2016, Weldaloy will have the honor of hosting The Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA) briefing on the scope of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system project. The meeting will be held in Weldaloy’s new office space that contains a state-of-the art training facility in Warren, MI, which is located just outside… read more

August 29, 2016 | MDAA in the News

Demand for Raytheon Missile Killers may Drive Raytheon Growth

Arizona Daily Star: The nation is counting on Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems as it builds out a missile shield designed to protect allies as well as America, the chief of the Missile Defense Agency said Friday during a visit to Tucson. And that reliance — perhaps coupled with new contract authority — could drive growth… read more

August 12, 2016 | MDAA in the News

Boeing, Raytheon Assured Half of Surging US Support for Israel Missile Defense

Defense News: As US missile defense funding to Israel surges, so, too, does the economic benefit to American teams led by Boeing and Raytheon, partners with Israel on joint production of the systems designed to defend against rapidly expanding threats. Under annually renewable addenda to existing government-to-government agreements, 50 percent of US production funding reverts… read more

Army officer with area connections receives honor

The Daily Republic: Lt. Col. Keith B. Weber, U.S. Army, recently received the 2016 U.S. USNORTHCOM Missile Defender of the Year Award at the 2016 NORAD and NORTHCOM Missile Warning And Defender award banquet. The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance held its fourth NORAD and USNORTHCOM Missile Warning and Defender of the Year ceremony on June… read more

August 4, 2016 | MDAA in the News

South Korea military says could consider new site for THAAD on request

YonhapNews: South Korea’s defense ministry said Thursday it will consider a new site in Seongju for the deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system if the provincial government calls for an availability study. “If the provincial government demands an availability study on other sites in Seongju that could host the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense… read more

August 4, 2016 | MDAA in the News

Global Ballistic Missile Threats Beginning to Outpace US Defense Capability

SputNik: The United States should upgrade missile defense capabilities to be able to counter growing threats, Republican Senator Jim Inhofe said in a press release following the launch of two medium-range ballistic missiles by North Korea. “The growing ballistic missile threats to our nation and our allies are beginning to outpace the United States’ missile defense capability… read more

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