Tag Archives: Ground-based Midcourse Defense system

MDA Announces New Approach to Manage Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Vice Adm. Jon Hill

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has reported the need for a new approach to managing the ground-based, anti-missile system to protect the nation. Vice Adm. Jon Hill, MDA director, reported that the increased competition has required the agency to increase innovation and new solutions for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system (GMD). 

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MDA Completes Ground Test of Ballistic Missile Defense System

The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Northern Command, U.S. Pacific Command and the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense have conducted a ground test of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. MDA said Monday the 12-day test dubbed GTD-06 Part 2 involved simulated threat scenarios to assess how BMDS will react during an actual attack. GTD-06 …

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MDA Unveils Fort Drum In-Flight Interceptor Communications System Data Terminal

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has unveiled a new a data terminal designed to continuously send and receive updates to the Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicle weapon during a ceremony at Fort Drum, New York. MDA said Thursday that Black and Veatch designed the In-Flight Interceptor Communications System, which was was constructed by Black Horse Group under the guidance of the …

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