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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 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