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Noun1.BMDO - 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
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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Per DoD direction, BMDO transferred control authority over the MSX satellite to AFSPC on October 1, 2000.
and test failures in theater systems, the report called the BMDO plan to
The BMDO researchers further note that as a program progresses, cost estimators revise their estimates, thereby reducing the amount of estimated risk and increasing the amount of realized risk.
In FY2002, SBL was transferred from the Air Force to the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO, now the Missile Defense Agency).
In support of this goal, the Secretary of Defense reorganized BMDO and renamed it the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to prepare a set of options to reorient the missile defense program.
BMDO "is trying very hard" to execute President Bush's NMD Program, "as best we understand it right now," Kadish said.
(15.) Reuter, Karen H., "On the Fast Track at BMDO: Streamlining Source Selection," Contract Management, July 1999, p.48.
La BMDO (Ballistic Defense Missile Organization) propone construir los silos en la primavera o el verano de 2003;
BMDO states that developing and producing just the eight highest-profile anti-missile systems will run around $80,000,000,000, with most of that amount spent by 2010.
Source: The BMDO Update (Spring 2001), Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, National Technology Transfer Center, Washington Operations, 2121 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 400, Alexandria, Virginia 22314.
The Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) program funded IAI's software to someday automate critical tasks like missile loading.
I read your editorial and suspect that the problem is not so much that the BMDO teams settled for non-optimum equipment and sensors, as it is that NO known sensor can make the necessary distinction between warheads and balloons.