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The news releases below are organized in reverse chronological order. Please choose a year to view all the releases from the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), or its legacy organization, the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO).

MDA 2015

IMDO and MDA Successfully Complete Series of David's Sling Weapon System Intercept TestsDec. 21, 2015 - International Cooperation

STATE DEPT: U.S. - Romania Joint Statement on the Technical Capability of the Aegis Ashore Site at Deveselu, Military Base, RomaniaDec. 18, 2015 - Aegis Ashore

Standard Missile Completes First Intercept Test from Aegis Ashore Test SiteDec. 10, 2015 - Aegis Ashore

IMDO and MDA Successfully Complete First Arrow-3 Ballistic Missile Defense EngagementDec. 10, 2015 - International Cooperation

U.S.-Japan Cooperative Development Project Conducts Successful Flight Test of Standard Missile-3 Block IIADec. 8, 2015 - International Cooperation

Ballistic Missile Defense System Demonstrates Layered Defense While Conducting Multiple Engagements in Operational Test Nov. 1, 2015 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Series of Intercept Flight Test Events Aug. 3, 2015 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

U.S.-Japan Cooperative Development Project Conducts Successful Flight Test of Standard Missile-3 Block IIA Jun. 6, 2015 - International Cooperation

Department of Defense Identifies Planned Site of Future Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) May 22, 2015 - Department of Defense

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 Apr. 1, 2015 - International Cooperation

Missile Defense Agency Receives Aviation Week Laureate Award Mar. 18, 2015 - Administrative

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Tracking and Simulated Engagements of Three Short-Range Ballistic Missiles Feb. 24, 2015 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

Four MDA Mentor-Protégé Teams Win Nunn-Perry Award Feb. 9, 2015 - Administrative

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening of Von Braun IV Facility Jan. 28, 2015 - Administrative

MDA 2014

DoD: Second Missile Defense Radar Deployed to Japan Dec. 26, 2014 - International Cooperation

STATE DEPT: Romania and United States Perform Joint Mast "Stepping" Ceremony For Deveselu Missile Defense Site Nov. 18, 2014 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

REMARKS: America's Commitment to Ballistic Missile Defense and the European Phased Adaptive Approach Nov. 18, 2014 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test Nov. 6, 2014 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Detects and Tracks Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Target Oct.17, 2014 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

US-Israel Missile Defense Test Conducted Sept. 9, 2014 - International Cooperation

Missile Defense Agency to Hold Public Scoping Meeting for the Continental United States Interceptor Site Environmental Impact Statement Aug. 18, 2014 - Administrative

Missile Defense Agency to Hold Public Scoping Meeting for the Continental United States Interceptor Site Environmental Impact Statement Aug. 8, 2014 - Administrative

Missile Defense Agency to Hold Public Scoping Meeting for the Continental United States Interceptor Site Environmental Impact Statement Aug. 1, 2014 - Administrative

Missile Defense Agency to Hold Public Scoping Meeting for the Continental United States Interceptor Site Environmental Impact Statement July 29, 2014 - Administrative

Target Missile Intercepted Over the Pacific Ocean During Missile Defense Exercise June 22, 2014 - GMD

Dr. Michael Griffin Receives Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award May 30, 2014 - Administrative

Standard Missile Completes First Test Launch from Aegis Ashore Test Site May 21, 2014 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

United States and Israel Sign Agreement on Iron Dome Weapon System Mar. 8, 2014 - International Cooperation

Arrow-3 Interceptor Successfully Conducts Second Flyout Test Jan. 3, 2014 - International Cooperation

MDA 2013

U.S.-Israel David's Sling Weapon System Intercepts Target During Integrated Flight Test Nov. 20, 2013 - International Cooperation

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test Oct. 4, 2013 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test Sept. 18, 2013 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

Successful Missile Defense Test Against Multiple Targets Sept. 10, 2013 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Statement From Pentagon Press Secretary George Little On U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Test Sept. 3, 2013 - International Cooperation

Missile Defense Test Conducted July 5, 2013 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Missile Defense Test Planned July 2, 2013 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test May 16, 2013 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Ashton B. Carter Receives Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award April 23, 2013 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

DoD Releases Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Proposal April 10, 2013 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Hagel: U.S. Bolstering Missile Defense March 15, 2013 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Arrow-3 Interceptor Successfully Conducts First Flight Test Feb. 25, 2013 - International Cooperation

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Intercepts Target Using Space Tracking and Surveillance System-Demonstrators (STSS-D) Data Feb. 13, 2013 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Ground-Based Interceptor Completes Successful Flight Test Jan. 26, 2013 -Ground-based Midcourse Defense

MDA 2012

MDA Receives USD(AT&L) Workforce Development Award Dec. 18, 2012 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

David's Sling Weapons System Stunner Missile Intercepts Target During Inaugural Flight Test Nov. 26, 2012 - International Cooperation

Missile Defense Agency Conducts Change of Responsibility Ceremony Nov. 19, 2012 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Ballistic Missile Defense System Engages Five Targets Simultaneously During Largest Missile Defense Flight Test in History Oct. 25, 2012 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New MDA Facility at Redstone Arsenal Sept. 6, 2012 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

MDA Space Tracking and Surveillance System Demonstrators (STSS-D) Marks 1,000 Days on Orbit June 27, 2012 - SBX, Sensors

Second-Generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Second Successful Intercept Flight Test June 27, 2012 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Second-Generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test May 9, 2012 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

MDA Director for Small Business Programs Receives the Alabama A & M University Diversity Award April 13, 2012 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Malcolm R. O'Neill Receives Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award March 30, 2012 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Airborne Laser Test Bed Final Flight Feb. 14, 2012 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

U.S. - Israel Arrow Weapon System Completes Successful Flight Test Feb. 10, 2012 - Arrow Weapons System

Brigadier General Heidi V. Brown Promoted to Rank of Army Major General Jan. 13, 2012 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

MDA Exceeds Combined Federal Campaign Goal Jan. 11, 2012 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

MDA 2011

Ribbon Cutting Marks Grand Opening of Von Braun III Facility Oct. 6, 2011 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

THAAD Initial Operational Test and Evaluation Conducted Oct. 5, 2011 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Ground Test Demonstrates Phased Adaptive Approach Sept. 29, 2011 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Sea-Based Missile Defense Test Conducted Sept. 1, 2011 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex Receives Site Dedication Aug. 29, 2011 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

SBX Radar Completes Maintenance and Repair Aug. 20, 2011 - SBX, Sensors

Brigadier General Terrence Feehan promoted to rank of Air Force Major General Aug. 5, 2011 - SBX, Sensors

Short Range Air Launched Target Successfully Launched July 11, 2011 - Targets and Countermeasures

GMD Development and Sustainment Contract Evaluation to Continue June 7, 2011 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Space Tracking and Surveillance System Program Office Moves to the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center June 1, 2011 - SBX, Sensors

Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Maintenance and Upgrade of the Sea-Based X-Band Radar Vessel May 16, 2011 - SBX, Sensors

Update: SBX Radar Vessel Transits Puget Sound Towards Seattle's Vigor Shipyards May 9, 2011 - SBX, Sensors

SBX Radar Vessel to Transit Puget Sound Towards Seattle's Vigor Shipyards May 6, 2011 - SBX, Sensors

Sea-based Missile Defense Flight Test Results in Successful Intercept April 15, 2011 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Missile Defense Agency Awards Contracts to Support Concept Definition and Program Planning for the Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) Block IIB Program April 7, 2011 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Presents Ronald W. Reagan and Technology Achievement Awards March 23, 2011 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

MDA Space Tracking and Surveillance System Advanced Technology Risk Reduction Satellite Completes Transfer Feb. 26, 2011 - SBX, Sensors

Mr. David M. Altwegg Retires from Federal Service Feb. 23, 2011 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Joint U.S.-Israel Arrow Weapon System Intercepts Target During Successful Missile Defense Test Feb. 22, 2011 - Arrow Weapons System

Draft Environmental Assessment for Maintenance and Repair of the Sea-Based X-Band Radar Vessel Available for Public Comment Feb. 14, 2011 - SBX, Sensors

MDA 2010

Missile Defense Test Conducted Dec. 15, 2010 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Missile Defense Test Postponed Dec. 14, 2010 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Missile Defense Agency Receives Prestigious National Security Agency Rowlett Award Nov. 8, 2010 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Space Tracking and Surveillance System Advanced Technology Risk Reduction Satellite transfers to Air Force Space Command Nov. 8, 2010 - SBX, Sensors

Joint Japan-U.S. Missile Defense Flight Test Successful Oct. 29, 2010 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

MDA Graduates 20 from the Career Intern Program and Welcomes 58 New Employees into the Missile Defense Career Development Program Oct. 25, 2010 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Airborne Laser Test Bed Exercise Conducted Oct. 21, 2010 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Agency Plans to Bring Sea-Based X-Band Radar to Todd Pacific Shipyard in Seattle in March 2011 Oct 7, 2010 - SBX, Sensors

United States and Israel Sign Project Agreement for the David's Sling Defensive Weapon System Sept. 27, 2010 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Update on Airborne Laser Test Bed Experiment Sept. 10, 2010 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Airborne Laser Test Bed Experiment Delayed Aug. 24, 2010 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Airborne Laser Test Bed Experiment Postponed Aug. 21, 2010 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

State of Israel and the United States Sign Upper-Tier Missile Defense Agreement July 26, 2010 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

THAAD System Intercepts Target in Successful Missile Defense Flight Test June 29, 2010 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Agency Honored by CIO Magazine as a Leader in Information Technology June 9, 2010 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Modified Ground-Based Interceptor Completes Successful Flight Test June 6, 2010 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Missile Defense Agency Responds to New York Times Article May 18, 2010 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Career Development Program Welcomes 64 New Employees into Class 10a April 30, 2010 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Presents Ronald W. Reagan and Technology Achievement Awards March 29, 2010 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Airborne Laser Test Bed Successful in Lethal Intercept Experiment Feb. 11, 2010 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Test Conducted Jan. 31, 2010 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

MDA 2009

Missile Defense Test Conducted Dec. 11, 2009 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Missile Defense Agency Successfully Completes Ground Test to Improve Theater/Regional Defense Capability Nov. 16, 2009 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Second Generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Successfully Completes Target Tracking Exercises Nov. 16, 2009 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Horn Relieves Hicks As Aegis BMD Program Director Nov. 13, 2009 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Japan/U.S. Missile Defense Flight Test Successful Oct. 28, 2009 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Second THAAD Battery Activated Oct. 16, 2009 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Successful Space Tracking Surveillance System Demonstrator Satellites Launch Sept. 25, 2009 - SBX, Sensors

Missile Defense Elements Participate in Air Force Test Aug. 25, 2009 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Airborne Laser Successfully Fires the High Energy Laser in Flight Aug. 19, 2009 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

ABL Successfully Completes Low-Power Laser Tests Against an Instrumented Boosting Missile Target Aug. 13, 2009 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Test Successful July 31, 2009 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Missile Defense Test Conducted July 22, 2009 - Arrow Weapons System

Space Tracking Surveillance System's Demonstration Program Ships Second Satellite to Cape Canaveral July 7, 2009 - SBX, Sensors

Missile Defense Elements Participate in Air Force Test June 29, 2009 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

ABL Completes First Live Target Tracking Tests June 25, 2009 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Agency To Hold Industry Day Conference June 4, 2009 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Risk Reduction Satellite Launched May 5, 2009 - SBX, Sensors

Airborne Laser Begins Final Proof-of-Concept Tests April 24, 2009 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Second Successful Rocket Motor Test of New Target April 16, 2009 - Targets and Countermeasures

Kinetic Energy Interceptor Prepares for Flight Testing with Simulated Launch Countdown April 13, 2009 - Kinetic Energy Interceptor

Missile Defense Agency Hosts Math Challenge Week April 7, 2009 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Presents Ronald W. Reagan Award to General Larry D. Welch April 1, 2009 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Navy Completes Air and Ballistic Missile Exercise March 27, 2009 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Missile Defense Agency Presents Annual Pioneer Awards March 27, 2009 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Successful Intercept in Missile Defense Flight Test March 18, 2009 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Space Tracking and Surveillance System's Demonstration Program Space Vehicle Two Ships to Canaveral March 4, 2009 - SBX, Sensors

Upgraded Cobra Dane Radar Transferred to U.S. Air Force for Missile Defense Mission Feb. 19, 2009 - SBX, Sensors

Successful Rocket Motor Test of the Missile Defense Agency's Newest Target Jan. 23, 2009 - Targets and Countermeasures

MDA 2008

Missile Defense Agency Successfully Completes Ground Test for Data Collection to Improve Modeling and Simulation Dec. 29, 2008 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Missile Defense Flight Test Results in Successful Intercept Dec. 5, 2008 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Multiple Kill Vehicle Completes Hover Test Dec. 3, 2008 - Multiple Kill Vehicle

ABL Successfully Fires Complete Weapon System From Aircraft Nov. 26, 2008 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Agency Completes Change of Responsibility Ceremony Nov. 21, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Japan/U.S. Missile Defense Flight Test Completed Nov. 19, 2008 - Aegis BMD, International Cooperation

Kinetic Energy Interceptor Team Conducts Successful First Stage Rocket Motor Test Nov. 13, 2008 - Kinetic Energy Interceptor

Lt. General Obering Receives National Defense Cross from the Czech Republic Nov. 10, 2008 - International Cooperation

Missile Defense Agency Sponsors Agreement for Cooperative Research between United States and Czech Republic Nov. 10, 2008 - International Cooperation

Missile Defense Elements Participate in Air Force Test Nov. 5, 2008 - SBX, Sensors

Navy Intercepts Ballistic Missile Target in Fleet Exercise Pacific Blitz Nov. 1, 2008 - Aegis BMD

Japanese Destroyer Gets Ready for Intercept Test Oct 30, 2008 - Aegis BMD, International Cooperation

MDA Breaks Ground on New Headquarters Facility Oct. 24, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Director Receives Rev. William Corby Award Oct. 6, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Kinetic Energy Interceptors Team Completes Successful Rocket Motor Test Sept. 25, 2008 - Kinetic Energy Intercept

Missile Defense Agency Receives Joint Meritorious Unit Award Sept. 24, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Data Collection Experiment Successfully Completed Sept. 23, 2008 - Sensors

Missile Defense Test Conducted Sept. 17, 2008 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Ribbon-cutting for the Joint Ballistic Missile Defense System Training and Education Center Sept. 16, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Airborne Laser Completion of "First Light" Sept. 8, 2008 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Elements Participate in Air Force Test Aug. 25, 2008 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Missile Defense Agency Completes Testing of Propulsion Component for Multiple Kill Vehicle-L Aug. 6, 2008 - Multiple Kill Vehicle

Successful Target Tracking and Radar Exercise Completed July 18, 2008 - Sensors

Missile Defense Press Conference from the Pentagon July 15, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Data Collection Experiment Successfully Completed June 27, 2008 - Sensors

Successful Missile Defense Intercept Test Takes Place off Hawaii June 25, 2008 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Missile Defense Agency Successfully Completes Third Integrated Ground Test Event June 23, 2008 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Successful Missile Defense Dual-Target Tracking Exercise Completed June 13, 2008 - Aegis BMD, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

MDA Plans 9th Annual Small Business Conference June 10, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Successful Sea-Based Missile Defense Intercept June 5, 2008 - Aegis BMD

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Battery Activation May 28, 2008 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Multiple Kill Vehicle Program Achieves Key Milestone May 28, 2008 - Multiple Kill Vehicle

Missile Defense Elements Participate in Air Force Test May 23, 2008 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Multiple Kill Vehicle-L Calibrated for Success May 19, 2008 - Multiple Kill Vehicle

Lt. General Obering's Oral Statement to the House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform May 8, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Lt. General Obering Addresses House Government Reform and Oversight Committee May 1, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Presents Annual Technology Pioneer Awards April 11, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Dr. Patricia Sanders Retires from Federal Service April 4, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Presents Ronald W. Reagan Award to Rear Admiral Wayne E. Meyer April 3, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Elements Participate in Air Force Test April 3, 2008 - Sensors

Laser Module Installation Completed Aboard Airborne Laser Aircraft Feb. 22, 2008 - Airborne Laster Test Bed

MDA Mentor-ProtÉgÉ Team Wins 2008 Nunn-Perry Award Feb. 22, 2008 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Accomplishments Throughout 2007 Jan. 14, 2008 - Ballistic Missile Defense System, Administrative / MDA Leadership

Airborne Laser Ready for High Energy Laser Integration and Testing Jan. 2, 2008 - Airborne Laster Test Bed

MDA 2007

Von Braun Complex Phase III Contract Awarded Dec. 27, 2007 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Japan/U.S. Missile Defense Flight Test Successful Dec. 17, 2007 - Aegis BMD, International Cooperation

Successful Missile Defense Intercept Test at White Sands Dec. 3, 2007 - NCADE

Japanese Destroyer Successfully Completed Tracking Exercise Nov. 16, 2007 - Aegis BMD, International Cooperation

Comprehensive Missile Defense Ground Test Successfully Completed Nov. 14, 2007 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Response to Recent Media Coverage Nov. 14, 2007 - International Cooperation

Sea-Based Missile Defense "Hit to Kill" Intercept Achieved Nov. 6, 2007 - Aegis BMD

Successful Missile Defense Intercept Test Takes Place Near Hawaii Oct. 27, 2007 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Missile Defense Agency to Conduct Ground Test Exercise Oct. 26, 2007 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Congratulations to MDA Personnel Recognized for Quality Assurance Oct. 24, 2007 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Congratulations Mr. Altwegg and Mr. DeCesaris Oct. 3, 2007 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Exercise and Flight Test Successfully Completed Sept. 28, 2007 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

MDA Response to "Physicists Challenge U.S. Missile Claims" Sept. 27, 2007 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Brigadier General Patrick J. O'Reilly Receives Rank of Army Major General Sept. 21, 2007 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Sea-Based X-Band Radar Mooring System Installed Sept. 19, 2007 - Sensors

MDA Conducts Successful Rocket Motor Test for Kinetic Energy Interceptor Sept. 11, 2007 - Kenetic Energy Interceptor

Airborne Laser Successfully Completes Low-Power Flight Testing Aug. 31, 2007 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

MDA Announces Test of Multiple Kill Vehicle's Carrier Vehicle Divert and Attitude Control System Aug. 27, 2007 - Multiple Kill Vehicle

Missile Launch to Support Boost Phase Data Collection Experiment Successfully Completed Aug. 23, 2007 - Sensors

MDA Commissions New Building at Redstone Arsenal July 30, 2007 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Airborne Laser Demonstrates Full Weapon System Engagement Sequence in Flight July 26, 2007 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Airborne Laser Successfully Targets Simulated Missile in Flight July 13, 2007 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Airborne Laser Completes Successful Fire Control Loop for Missile Engagement Sequence July 9, 2007 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Agency Conducts Successful Interceptor "Fly-Out" Test June 27, 2007 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Sea-Based Missile Defense 'Hit-to-Kill' Intercept Achieved June 22, 2007 - Aegis BMD

Airborne Laser Aircraft to Land at Andrews AFB June 18, 2007 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

MDA Conducts Successful Test of Rocket Motor for Next Generation Interceptor Missile June 14, 2007 - Kenetic Energy Interceptor Missile

Sea-based X-band Radar Returns to Pearl Harbor for Maintenance June 7, 2007 - Sensors

Missile Defense Test a "No Test" May 25, 2007 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Airborne Laser Successfully Completes High-Speed Tracking Test May 9, 2007 - Airborne Laser Test Bed/p>

Successful Sea-based Missile Defense "Hit-to-Kill" Intercept April 26, 2007 - Aegis BMD

Missile Defense Research Satellite Launched April 24, 2007 - Sensors

Successful Missile Defense Intercept Test Takes Place Off Hawaii April 6, 2007 - Terminal High Altitude Defense

Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Maneuvering System Successfully Tested April 4, 2007 - Aegis BMD

U.S./Israel Complete Successful Arrow Missile Defense Test March 26, 2007 - Arrow Weapons System

Missile Defense Flight Test Successfully Completed March 21, 2007 - Sensors

Airborne Laser Completes Successful In-flight First Firing of Laser Tracking System March 16, 2007 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

THAAD Radar Completes Successful Target Tracking Test March 8, 2007 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

U.S./Israel Complete Successful Arrow Missile Defense Test Feb. 12, 2007 - Arrow Weapons System, International Cooperation

Missile Defense Elements Participate in Air Force Operational Missile Test Feb. 8, 2007 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

New Sea-Based Missile Defense Radar Completes Successful Journey to Alaska Feb. 7, 2007 - Sensors

Airborne Laser In-Flight Testing Feb. 6, 2007 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Successful Missile Defense Intercept Test Takes Place Off Hawaii Jan. 27, 2007 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

MDA 2006

Space Tracking and Surveillance System - Delivers Second Sensor Payload Dec. 19, 2006 - Sensors

Successful Ground Based Midcourse Rocket Hazard Test Conducted Dec. 18, 2006 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

NFIRE Laser Communications Terminal Delivered to MDA Dec. 18, 2006 - Sensors

Secretary Rumsfeld Honors MDA With Award to Lt Gen Obering Dec. 14, 2006 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Sea-Based Missile Intercept Test Dec. 7, 2006 - Aegis BMD

Distributed Ground Test Successfully Tests Operational Missile Defense Systems Nov. 20, 2006 - Balistic Missile Defense System

Combined Test Force Achieves Full Operational Capability Nov. 15, 2006 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Lt Gen Obering's Remarks on the Airborne Laser Rollout Oct. 27, 2006 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Deputy for Operations Receives Executive Leadership Award Oct. 25, 2006 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

THAAD Equipment Arrives in Hawaii Oct. 18, 2006 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Missile Defense Agency Successfully Completes Integrated Ground Test Oct. 18, 2006 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Missile Defense Agency THAAD Flight Test Target Malfunction Sept. 15, 2006 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Missile Defense Agency Conducts Successful Test of Advanced Rocket Motor for Boost-Phase Interceptor Missile Sept. 14, 2006 - Kenetic Energy Interceptor

Target Missile Malfunction Halts THAAD Flight Test in New Mexico Sept. 13, 2006 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Weapon System Gains Fleet Certification Sept. 1, 2006 - Aegis BMD

Missile Defense Exercise and Flight Test Successfully Completed Sept. 1, 2006 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Maneuvering System Successfully Tested Aug. 14, 2006 - Aegis BMD

Multiple Kill Vehicle Test Successful July 19, 2006 - Multiple Kill Vehicle

Successful Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Intercept Flight Achieved July 12, 2006 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Missile Defense Test Results in Successful "Hit-to-Kill" Intercept June 22, 2006 - Aegis BMD

First at-Sea Demonstration of Sea-Based Terminal Capability Successfully Completed May 24, 2006 - Aegis BMD

Interceptor Completes Successful Developmental Flight Test May 11, 2006 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Interceptor Completes Successful Developmental Flight Test April 28, 2006 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Missile Defense Agency Conducts Successful Data Collection Flight Test April 13, 2006 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Vandenberg Missile Defense Site Renamed After President Ronald W. Reagan April 11, 2006 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Missile Defense Agency to Dedicate Missile Defense Site to President Ronald W. Reagan April 4, 2006 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Presents Ronald W. Reagan Award to the Honorable Robert G. Joseph April 4, 2006 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Presents First Technology Pioneer Award March 28, 2006 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Space Tracking and Surveillance System Delivers Sensor Payload March 10, 2006 - Sensors

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Flight Test Successful March 8, 2006 - Aegis BMD

Missile Defense Agency Completes Successful Radar Tracking Test Feb. 23, 2006 - Sensors

Kinetic Energy Interceptor Fires Second Stage Rocket Motor Jan. 19, 2006 - Kenetic Energy Interceptor

Sea-Based X-Band Radar Arrives at Pearl Harbor Jan. 10, 2006 - Sensors

MDA 2005

Tenth Interceptor Emplaced for the Ballistic Missile Defense System Dec. 19, 2005 - Ground-based Missile Defense

Missile Defense Flight Test Successfully Completed Dec. 13, 2005 - Ground-based Missile Defense

ABL Testing Boosts Confidence in Ability to Shoot Down Ballistic Missiles Dec. 6, 2005 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Rear Admiral Hicks Relieves Rear Admiral Paige as Commander and Program Director of Aegis BMD Nov. 22, 2005 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Successful THAAD Interceptor Launch Achieved Nov. 22, 2005 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Sea-Based Missile Defense "Hit To Kill" Intercept Achieved Nov. 17, 2005 - Aegis BMD

Sea-Based X-Band Radar Loaded onto Blue Marlin Nov. 14, 2005 - Sensors

Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Conducts Static Fire Test Nov. 8, 2005 - Ground-based Missile Defense

Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX) Achieves Major Milestones Oct. 14, 2005 - Sensors

Technology Developed for Missile Defense Used for Disaster Relief Oct. 10, 2005 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Ninth Interceptor for Homeland Defense Emplaced Oct. 10, 2005 - Ground-based Missile Defense

Missile Defense Radar Exercise Successfully Completed Sept. 26, 2005 - Sensors

Missile Defense Elements Participate in Air Force Test Sept. 20, 2005 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Sea-Based X-Band Radar Transmits First Radar Beam Sept. 13, 2005 - Sensors

Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) System Conducts Successful Test Sept. 8, 2005 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

Missile Defense Agency Appoints New Deputy Director Sept. 8, 2005 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Successfully Completes Ground Test Exercise Aug. 31, 2005 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Missile Defense Agency Conducts Successful Data Collection Flight Test Aug. 18, 2005 - Sensors

Sea-Based X-Band Radar Completes First Phase of Sea Trials Aug. 8, 2005 - Sensors

Missile Defense Sensors Gather Data to Assist in Systems Development Aug. 5, 2005 - Sensors

Airborne Laser Completes Initial Passive Testing Aug. 1, 2005 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Agency Dedicates Sea-Based X-Band Radar July 26, 2005 - Sensors

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System Successfully Tracks Targets During Test July 11, 2005 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System Successfully Tracks Targets During Test July 5, 2005 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Airborne Laser Conformal Window Exposed During Flight May 20, 2005 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Radome Successfully Installed on Sea-based X-Band Radar May 16, 2005 - Sensors

Kadish Receives Missile Defense Award April 14, 2005 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency Successfully Conducts Air-Launched Target Missile Test April 8, 2005 - Targets & Countermeasures

Missile Defense Agency Completes Sea-Based Radar "Big Lift" April 4, 2005 - Sensors

Standard Missile-3 Maneuvering System Successfully Tested April 4, 2005 - Aegis BMD

Sea-Based X-Band Radar Platform Completes Initial At-Sea Testing March 24, 2005 - Sensors

Rear Admiral Paige Appointed Director, Mission Readiness March 10, 2005 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Flight Test Successful Feb. 24, 2005 - Aegis BMD

Missile Defense Flight Test Conducted Feb. 14, 2005 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Initial "Pathfinder" Missile Validates Production Assembly Process Feb. 8, 2005 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Integrated Flight Test Analysis Completed Jan. 14, 2005 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Maneuvering System Successfully Tested Jan. 7, 2005 - Aegis BMD

MDA 2004

Missile Defense Flight Test Conducted Dec. 15, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

First Interceptor for Homeland Defense Emplaced at Vandenberg AFB, CA Dec. 13, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Airborne Laser (ABL) Conducts Extended Flight Test Dec. 10, 2004 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Airborne Laser Returns to Flight Dec. 3, 2004 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3 System Conducts Successful Developmental / Operational Test Dec. 3, 2004 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

Sixth Interceptor Missile Emplaced at Fort Greely Nov. 12, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Airborne Laser Achieves "First Light" Nov. 12, 2004 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Agency Receives First Sea-Based Interceptor Missile Oct. 22, 2004 - Aegis BMD

Airborne Laser Readied for Upcoming Ground and Flight Tests Oct. 21, 2004 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Sensors Gather Data in Critical Measurements Program (CMP) -4B to Enhance Development Oct. 14, 2004 - Sensors

Pacific Explorer IV (PACEX IV) Oct. 14, 2004 - Aegis BMD

Missile Defense Sensors Gather Experimental Data to Enhance Development Oct. 4, 2004 - Sensors

Fifth Interceptor for Homeland Defense Emplaced at Fort Greely Sept. 27, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

MDA Employees Give Supplies and Time to Support Local Back-to-School Drive Sept. 24, 2004 - Adminisrative / MDA Leadership

Fourth Interceptor for Homeland Defense Emplaced at Fort Greely Sept. 23, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Testing Successfully Completed for Integration of Alaska Radar and Other Components for Homeland Defense Against Missile Attack Sept. 20, 2004 - Sensors

Missile Defense System Software Analyzed During Integrated Ground Test-2 (IGT-2) Sept. 17, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Missile Defense Radar Successfully Tracks Ballistic Missile During Test Sept. 16, 2004 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Third Interceptor for Homeland Defense Emplaced at Fort Greely Sept. 16, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Second Interceptor Emplaced for Homeland Defense Sept. 14, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

New Hardware Installed on Airborne Laser Sept. 14, 2004 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

A "First" in Operator Training Sept. 10, 2004 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile System Completes Successful Intercept Test Sept. 2, 2004 - PARTRIOT Advanced Capability-3

Arrow Missile Defense Test Conducted Aug. 26, 2004 - Arrow Weapons System

All Test Objectives Met in Test of Sea-based Interceptor Missile Maneuvering System Aug. 18, 2004 - Aegis BMD

THAAD System Completes Important Test Aug. 5, 2004 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Missile Defense Agency Director "Pins On" Rank of Lieutenant General Aug. 3, 2004 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency / Israeli Arrow Flight Test Successful July 29, 2004 - Arrow Weapons System

Missile Defense Agency Emplaces First Interceptor at Fort Greely July 22, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Latest Test Helps Aegis Ships Continue March to Initial Fielding July 20, 2004 - Aegis BMD

Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Interceptor Software Completes Verification Tests July 19, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Lt Gen Kadish to Receive Air Force Association Award July 13, 2004 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Last Beam Control Optical Bench Installed in Airborne Laser July 12, 2004 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Missile Defense Agency Conducts Change of Responsibility Ceremony July 2, 2004 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Farewell Message from Lt Gen Kadish, USAF, Missile Defense Agency Director, 1999-2004 July 2, 2004 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

USS PAUL HAMILTON (DDG60) Moves Homeland Missile Defense Closer to Reality June 23, 2004 - Aegis BMD

Long Range Air Launch Target (LRALT) May 3, 2004 - Targets & Countermeasures

Proteus Supports Airborne Laser Tests April 30, 2004 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Japanese Cooperation April 23, 2004 - International Cooperation

Abrahamson Receives Missile Defense Award March 23, 2004 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

Missile Defense Agency And Pacific Explorer II March 2004 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Ground Based Midcourse Reaches Safety Milestone March 5, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

THAAD Memorandum for Correspondents Feb. 26, 2004 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Missile Defense Booster Test is Successful Jan. 27, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Booster Verification Test Launch Successful Jan. 9, 2004 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

MDA 2003

Aegis Missile Flight Test Successful Dec. 11, 2003 - Aegis BMD

Missile Defense Agency Booster Rocket Program Nov. 7, 2003 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Missile Defense Booster Rocket Test Flight Successful Aug. 16, 2003 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Missile Defense Radar Site Chosen Aug. 15, 2003 - Sensors

Aegis Missile Flight Test Successful June 18, 2003 - Aegis BMD

Taurus Lite Booster Test Launch Successful Feb. 6, 2003 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

MDA 2002

Missile Defense Test Conducted Dec. 11, 2002 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Flight Test Successful Nov. 21, 2002 - Aegis BMD

Missile Intercept Test Successful Oct. 14, 2002 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Airborne Laser Completes First Flight July 18, 2002 - Airborne Laser Test Bed

Sea-Based Midcourse Defense Flight Test Successful June 13, 2002 - Aegis BMD

PATRIOT Missile Intercept Test Successful May 30, 2002 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

PATRIOT Missile Intercept Test Successful April 25, 2002 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

PATRIOT Missile Intercept Test Successful March 21, 2002 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

Missile Intercept Test Successful March 15, 2002 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

PATRIOT Intercept Test Feb. 16, 2002 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

BMDO 2001

PATRIOT PAC-3 Intercept Test Successful Oct. 19, 2001 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

News Briefing Following IFT-6 Successful Flight July 15, 2001 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

PATRIOT PAC-3 Intercept Test Successful March 31, 2001 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

BMDO 2000

STRV-1c/d Successful Launch Nov. 17, 2000 - Past Programs

PAC-3 Intercept Test A Success Oct. 14, 2000 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

PAC-3 Intercept Test - Launch Postponed Oct. 12, 2000 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

BMDO Conducts National Missile Defense Exercise Sept. 28, 2000 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

Arrow Weapon System Successful Intercept Sept. 14, 2000 - Arrow Weapons System/p>

Second Flight Test of SM-2 Block IVA Missile Completed Aug. 24, 2000 - Navy TBMD

Ocean City PATRIOT Radar Test Completed Aug. 24, 2000 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

PAC-3 Intercept Test A Success July 22, 2000 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

IFT-5 Post Test News Briefing July 8, 2000 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense/p>

Navy Successfully Conducts First Flight Of Area TBMD Missile June 29, 2000 - Navy TBMD

STRV-2 Launch Is Success June 7, 2000 - Past Programs

PAC-3 Intercept Test A Success Feb. 5, 2000 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

PAC-3 Intercept Test Rescheduled Feb. 4, 2000 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

PAC-3 Intercept Test - Launch Postponed Feb. 3, 2000 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

Infrared Systems Cause Missile Test to Fail Jan. 10, 2000 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Ballistic Missile Intercept Test Background Briefing Jan 19, 2000 - Ground-based Midcourse Defense

BMDO 1999

Navy Theater Wide SM-3 Rocket Motor Test Nov. 24, 1999 - Navy TBMD

THAAD's Eleventh Flight Test July 28, 1999 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

THAAD Flight Test June 7, 1999 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

THAAD Flight Test Announced May 24, 1999 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

PAC-3 Launch Delay May 13, 1999 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

JNTF Wargame 2000 Simulation Tool Jan. 20, 1999 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

BMDO 1998

THAAD Memorandum for Correspondents Oct. 6, 1998 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

THAAD Memorandum for Correspondents Sept. 18, 1998 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

BMDO 1997

PAC-3 DT-1 Successful Flight Test Sept. 29, 1997 - PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Test Delay Aug. 26, 1997 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Alpha / LAMP Integration Test July 23, 1997 - Past Programs

BMDO Joint Program Office April 3, 1997 - Administrative / MDA Leadership

BMDO 1996

Ice on the Moon Dec. 3, 1996 - Past Programs

THAAD Delay Nov. 15, 1996 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

THAAD Flight Test July 15, 1996 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

DoD Memo April 17, 1996 - Past Programs

DoD News Briefing Feb. 16, 1996 - Ballistic Missile Defense System

BMDO 1995

THAAD Second Flight Test Aug. 1, 1995 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Target Missile Launches over the Gulf of Mexico May 11, 1995 - Past Programs

THAAD Test Memo April 21, 1995 - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Standard Missile Integration Feb. 8, 1995 - Past Programs