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MDA Chief Jon Hill Puts Focus on Hypersonics, Space-Based Capabilities

Vice Adm. Jon Hill, director of the Missile Defense Agency, said that Congress and the Department of Defense are focused on developing hypersonic and ballistic tracking technologies, Defense News reported Tuesday. Hill noted that emerging threats remain a big challenge for MDA and the agency is in the process of updating its existing weapons and sensors for both terrestrial and space-based missions.

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MDA Chief Vice Adm. Jon Hill on Moving THAAD Missile Defense System to Army

Vice Adm. Jon Hill, director of the Missile Defense Agency, said he's not in favor of a plan to transition the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system to the U.S. Army, Defense News reported Wednesday. “Why would we hand that off to the Army or Air Force, that sort of transfer to a service where it won’t be prioritized?"

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Rear Adm. Douglas Small Named Navy Integrated Warfare Systems PEO

Rear Adm. Douglas Small has assumed the role of program executive officer for integrated warfare systems at the U.S. Navy and he will be in charge of the acquisition, delivery, development and life-cycle sustainment of integrated combat systems for the military branch’s submarines and surface combatants. He relieved Rear Adm. Jon Hill during a …

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