MDAA in the News

March 6, 2018 | MDAA in the News

Raytheon stands to reap the benefits of another big boost in U.S. defense spending

The Arizona Daily Star: Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems stands to reap the benefits of another big boost in U.S. defense spending in fiscal year 2019, as demand for its missile-defense interceptors and other weapons grows. The Pentagon in its recently released budget request for fiscal 2019 shows healthy increases in orders for some of Raytheon’s… read more

March 2, 2018 | MDAA in the News

Should Putin’s nuclear threat concern the US?

WJLA News: WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) – “Nobody listened to us. Well listen to us now.” These are the words spoken by Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday in his annual State of the Union address, boasting about his country’s improved nuclear capabilities. Some in Washington say they’re not too concerned. “They have a declining economy,… read more

February 27, 2018 | MDAA in the News

Ohio base could become America’s first defense against incoming missiles

The Columbus Dispatch: WASHINGTON — If Ohio’s congressional delegation has its way, one of the nation’s first lines of defense against incoming ballistic missiles will be an Army National Guard base in a northeastern Ohio city of 11,533 people. Ohio’s delegation is in the midst of what one congressman calls a “full-court press” to land… read more

February 27, 2018 | MDAA in the News

East Coast nuclear defense site could be in Ohio

Dayton Daily News: WASHINGTON – Nuclear missiles headed for the United States could be shot down from Ohio if the state’s congressional delegation has its way. Ohio’s members of Congress are in the midst of what one congressman calls a “full court press” to land an East Coast Missile Defense site in Ravenna, Ohio —… read more

February 26, 2018 | MDAA in the News

U.S. nears decision on Ravenna as missile defense site

CantonRep.com: WASHINGTON If the state’s congressional delegation has its way, one of the first lines of defense against incoming ballistic missiles would be an Ohio Army National Guard base in a northeast Ohio city of 11,533. Ohio’s congressional delegation is in the midst of what one congressman calls a “full court press” to land an… read more

February 9, 2018 | MDAA in the News

“Current Missile Defense Against Threats Like North Korea Is Reliable”

PH Tribune: North Korea have just played its propaganda theater, military parade. The regime’s leader Kim Jong-un in his Soviet-long speech said about almost everything in his speech except today’s Olympics in South Korea. But Olympics were supposed to be a sign of hope for a kind of warm up shown by North. It will… read more

February 1, 2018 | MDAA in the News

New $30M defense missile fails in test off Kauai

Honolulu Star Advertiser: A $30 million missile touted as a possible second layer of defense for Hawaii from North Korean threats reportedly failed in its first-ever flight from Kauai’s Aegis Ashore facility today when it did not intercept a target representing an intermediate-range ballistic missile. U.S. Pacific Command put out a statement saying only: “The… read more

February 1, 2018 | MDAA in the News

U.S. missile defense test reportedly fails off Kauai

KITV News: A defense missile test conducted Wednesday morning off Kauai was reportedly unsuccessful. Island News confirmed the test took place off Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, and both CNN and the Associated Press report the interceptor, known as Standard Missile-3 Block IIA, missed its target. In a statement the U.S. Missile Defense agency confirmed… read more

February 1, 2018 | MDAA in the News

Chief Honored as Navy’s Missile Defender of the Year

America’s Navy: ALEXANDRIA, Va. (NNS) — Chief Fire Controlman (Aegis) Zachary Quirk was honored as the Navy’s Missile Defender of the Year at the annual Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) awards banquet in Alexandria, Virginia, Jan. 12. Quirk is assigned to USS Russell (DDG 59) homeported in San Diego. Rear Adm. Johnny Wolfe Jr., Program… read more

January 30, 2018 | MDAA in the News

100th Missile Defense Brigade Soldier Named National Guard Missile Defender of the Year

US Army: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — Amid ever-increasing threats from around the world, 2017 was a seminal year for United States missile defense. The Soldiers of the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) experienced a productive — and demanding — year, and one Soldier was recognized for his efforts. Each year, the Missile Defense… read more

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