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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
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Per DoD direction, BMDO transferred control authority over the MSX satellite to AFSPC on October 1, 2000.
administration changed the name of the BMDO to the Missile Defense
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.
The FY2002 budget also included funds for BMDO to resume work on space-based kinetic energy (KE) weapons: $5 million for experiment design and $15 million for concept definition.
BMDO "is trying very hard" to execute President Bush's NMD Program, "as best we understand it right now," Kadish said.
This figure is inadequate as well because BMDO couldn't give the cost of a number of its systems, so that the figure may well be up to $150,000,000,000, or, indeed, several times even this figure if certain options are fully developed.
El Congreso deberia requerir del BMDO articular mas claramente que pruebas planea en las instalaciones de pruebas y que capacidades generaria que no podria tener por otras vias.
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.
The Raytheon Kill Vehicle was nor selected over the Boeing vehicle for technical reasons, as claimed by BMDO.
Director John Nabil explained how the Columbus center had been reorganized to better serve their major customers, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), and BMDO.
I also have documentation that shows that the BMDO in coordination with its contractors attempted to hide this fact by tampering with both the data and analysis from the IFT-1A experiment.
Even one successful "hit" in any of these next three tests--which will occur before BMDO contractors actually break ground on the Alaska radar project but after the Administration has committed funds to long-lead-time materials and services that will be needed to meet the starting date for construction--will be offered as proof of the dubious proposition that the system will work under real-world conditions.