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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Lt. Gen. David Mann, commander of the Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command spoke Feb. 3 at the annual membership luncheon of the Air, Space and Missile Defense Association.

Commander shares importance of space, missile defense

"...“Right now we know that 22 countries have ballistic missiles. Nine of these states possess, or are suspected of possessing, nuclear weapons. At least 75 countries are developing unmanned aerial vehicles and out of that, 20 of them are trying to arm those platforms.” ..."


Air, Space and Missile Defense Association


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

MDA earned a rating of Excellent from the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI)

Missile Defense Agency passes cyber review

"...The MDA earned a rating of Excellent from the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) conducted on the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) ..."

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Monday, February 2, 2015

'Strike Group Defender: The Missile Matrix'

Navy Introduces Video Game For Dynamic Missile Defense Training

"...the game, called Strike Group Defender: The Missile Matrix, calls on sailors to make split-second decisions in order to dodge missiles fired at a Navy ship. ..."

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Government-led effort to redesign a Raytheon "kill vehicle" used in the ground-based missile defense system

U.S. to lead redesign of Raytheon missile defense 'kill vehicle'

"...The Air Force initially chose Raytheon to develop a separate long-range radar but is now reevaluating bids received from all three firms after Lockheed and Northrop protested the initial decision. ..."

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