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Current MDA News Releases

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Feb 24 Aegis

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Tracking and Simulated Engagements of Three Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Sailors aboard the USS CARNEY (DDG-64), USS GONZALEZ (DDG-66) and USS BARRY (DDG-52) successfully completed a flight test today involving the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system.

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Feb 9 ADMIN

Four MDA Mentor-Protégé Teams Win Nunn-Perry Award

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced today that four teams supporting MDA under the auspices of the Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé Program will receive the prestigious Nunn-Perry Award. The award, named in honor of former Senator Sam Nunn and former Secretary of Defense William Perry, was first awarded in 1995 and recognizes mentor-protégé teams that have excelled in technical developments, cost effectiveness and increased business opportunities for small disadvantaged firms.

 
Jan 28 ADMIN

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening of Von Braun IV Facility

Brig. Gen. Kenneth E. Todorov, Missile Defense Agency deputy director, officiated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today on behalf of Vice Adm. James D. Syring, MDA director, marking the grand opening of the Von Braun IV facility on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala. The 225,000 square foot facility has office space to accommodate more than 900 employees.

 
Dec 26 INTL

DoD: Second Missile Defense Radar Deployed to Japan

The U.S. Department of Defense and Japanese Military of Defense announced today the deployment of a second Army Navy/Transportable Radar Surveillance (AN/TPY-2) radar in Japan.

 
Nov 18 INTL STATE DEPT: Romania and United States Perform Joint Mast "Stepping" Ceremony For Deveselu Missile Defense Site