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2011-04-15 03:41:00

PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed the first flight test of a Standard Missile-3 Block IA against an intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM). The test also demonstrated the SM-3 Block IA's ability to engage a ballistic missile target when launched on remote. "This test certifies phase I of the Phased Adaptive Approach," said Frank Wyatt, vice president of Raytheon's Air and Missile Defense Systems...

2010-11-08 13:53:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the recent mid term elections last week in terms of what it will mean for the missile defense program going forward. Ellison is one of the top lay experts in the field of missile defense in the world. His comments are outlined below: "This past Tuesday, the American public changed the makeup of the House of...

2010-02-09 15:47:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has released a statement today regarding the recent announcement by the president of Romania about being interested in starting negotiations to host a U.S. missile defense system. Riki Ellison is one of the top lay experts in the field of missile defense in the world. Ellison's comments are below: The President of Romania, Mr....

2009-09-23 17:22:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and President of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) www.missiledefenseadvocacyalliance.org has developed a White Paper that analyzes the recent missile defense decision by President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. The White Paper states that the protection of our homeland population is a risk we are facing with the new missile defense plan. Ellison has shared the White Paper with members of...

2009-07-15 13:51:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, President and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, distributed a White Paper on the need for the continued deployment of our nation's ground-based interceptors (GBIs). He explains the threats from Iran and North Korea, he elaborates on the Shot Doctrine of "look-shoot-look" and he calls for action by the Congress to move forward on reducing the risk to our national security...

2009-07-06 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org explains why the actions of North Korea on July 4th dictate the need for our nation to have a strong missile defense program, and that the ballistic missile tests by North Korea send a strong message to our nation about the need for missile defense. His comments are as follows: "Seven North Korean ballistic missiles were fired on...

2009-02-26 15:44:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) (www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org) attended the House Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Hearing on The Future of Missile Defense Testing. His comments are as follows: Ellison opened his comments saying, "As North Korea prepares for a test of a long range ballistic missiles capable of striking the territory of the United States, we heard testimony at...

2009-02-04 17:44:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) (www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org) issued a statement to the MDAA membership explaining the significance of Iran's launching of a satellite on Feb 2, 2009. Ellison described the history of Iran's development of this capability and how it is a technological step to the development of a fleet of long-range ballistic missiles. His comments are as follows: "Iran's historic...

2006-08-03 23:41:09

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may have removed a Taepodong-2 missile from a launch site where the secretive state fired one of the long-range rockets in July, causing a regional security crisis, South Korean media reported on Friday. Yonhap news agency cited a government official as saying a second missile at the Musudan-ri site on the country's east coast had been removed in mid-July. The South Korean daily JoongAng Ilbo reported on Friday the Taepodong-2 missile in Musudan-ri was...


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