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2011-01-18 14:17:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, hosted the inaugural Missile Defender of the Year Award Ceremony on January 14, 2011 in Alexandria Virginia honoring the best U.S. Armed Service members in the field of Missile Defense for 2010. Mr. Ellison's comments are below: On January 14th, 2011 MDAA was honored to host the inaugural "Missile Defender of the Year...

2010-11-30 08:00:00

LAWTON, Okla., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will relocate its Patriot New Equipment Training program to Fort Sill, Okla., beginning early next year. The move is in response to the U.S. Army's Base Realignment and Closure decision and relocation of the Air Defense School to Fort Sill. The program trains Army personnel on upgrades to the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System equipment operation and maintenance. "Moving to Fort Sill reinforces Raytheon's...

2010-07-14 13:43:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, attended a conference in Manama, Bahrain on Iran's Ballistic missile capabilities and Russian cooperation with the United States, where Ellison was invited to speak as a panel participant. During his stay in Bahrain, Ellison also visited the U.S. Air Defense Artillery Battalions currently stationed there. These troop visits...

2010-06-29 12:17:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the recent missile test held out at the Pacific Missile Range Facility off the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Ellison is one of the top lay experts in the field of missile defense in the country. His comments are outlined below: "Last night high above in the midnight blue over the Pacific Ocean, off the west coast of...

2009-10-16 12:00:00

EL PASO, Texas, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) activated the second Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Battery today in a ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas. The A-2 Battery consists of approximately 100 Soldiers in the 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, of the 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is the prime contractor and systems integrator for the THAAD Weapon System. Today's activation signifies...


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