Ballistic Missile Defense Organization


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Noun1.Ballistic Missile Defense Organization - an agency in the Department of Defense that is responsible for making ballistic missile defense a reality
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
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The term family of systems is used by the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, forerunner of MDA, to describe the multilayered architecture of planned missile-defense systems.
Malcolm O'Neill, then head of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, requested an assessment of the ballistic missile threat to the U.
According to the Defense Department's Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, over 20 nations - some potentially, if not outright, hostile to the U.
As of 1997 DND's Research and Development Branch was still working to establish the official "requirements" for BMD research, (15) but a number of co-operative research projects are already underway with the US Ballistic Missile Defense Organization.
The system resulted from a 1986 study of Israel's ballistic-missile defense requirements, funded by the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO).
Last year, several federal agencies, including NASA, the Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, the National Security Agency, the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, and the Advanced Research Projects Agency, sponsored a meeting in Pasadena, Calif.
This task fell to the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, the successor to Star Wars.
Gen Malcolm O'Neill, director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, "we make it clear in our discussions [with the Russians in the Standing Consultative Commission
TERRITORIAL defense when he canceled Star Wars and replaced it with a less ambitious program called the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization.
The director of the then Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) did not have ultimate authority over these elements because the element program managers reported to their respective Services and not to BMDO.
Over the next several months, the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) will address sea-based missile defense as part of its plans to develop an integrated ballistic-missile-defense system that provides a layered defense against ballistic missiles of all ranges.

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