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The Evolution of Homeland Missile Defense

Note: This appears as Chapter 2 in Missile Defense 2020: Next Steps for Defending the Homeland. Chapter 2: The Evolution of Homeland Missile Defense The homeland missile defenses fielded today and those under consideration for the future are shaped by two basic factors: the fundamentals of how missile defense works and past policy and programmatic...

Missile Defense Review 2.0

Note: This appears as Chapter 4 in Missile Defense and Defeat: Consideration for the New Policy Review. Missile Defense Review 2.0 Henry A. Obering III Since 2004, ballistic missile defense (BMD) has become a core competency of the U.S. military and a key element of our overall national security strategy. When discussing the future of...

A Vector Check for America’s Missile Defense: Assessing the Course for the Trump Administration

Note: This appears as Chapter 5 in Missile Defense and Defeat: Consideration for the New Policy Review. A Vector Check for America’s Missile Defense: Assessing the Course for the Trump Administration Kenneth Todorov The reality of a Trump administration has given rise to a wave of euphoria about increased Pentagon budgets, new possibilities for hawkish...

A New Missile Defense Review

Note: This appears as Chapter 2 in Missile Defense and Defeat: Consideration for the New Policy Review. A New Missile Defense Review Keith B. Payne This analysis seeks to place consideration of ballistic missile defense (BMD) in its broad strategic context by examining the U.S. policy frameworks that have defined the metrics used to judge...

Five Paths to Maturing Missile Defense: Toward the 2017 Review

Note: This appears as Chapter 6 in Missile Defense and Defeat: Consideration for the New Policy Review. Five Paths to Maturing Missile Defense: Toward the 2017 Review Thomas Karako In 2016, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump pledged to “develop a state of the art missile defense system,” and to “rebuild the key tools of missile defense.”...

MDA and the Color of Money

This study explores the growing competition for scarce dollars at the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA). It traces the authorities, roles, and missions assigned to the agency and the growing trend of using what was originally intended to be a research and development budget for procurement and sustainment of missile defense assets. As adversary missile...