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Current MDA News Releases

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Apr 1 INTL

IMDO and MDA Successfully Conduct the David’s Sling Weapon System Test Three (DST-3) Series of Tests Intercepting Targets while Meeting all Test Objectives

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) recently conducted David’s Sling Test-3 (DST-3) series of tests, where threat representative targets were successfully intercepted by the David’s Sling Weapon System, achieving all test objectives.

Mar 18 GMD

Missile Defense Agency Receives Aviation Week Laureate Award

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has been awarded the Aviation Week Laureate Award in the defense category. This prestigious award recognizes extraordinary achievements in the global aerospace arena.

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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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.