The Defense Department has moved directed energy (DE) funds out of the Missile Defense Agency and consolidated them under the office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, OUSD(R&E) led by Michael Griffin. DE is an example of shifting priorities within the department, ...

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) stopped funding a new ballistic missile defense radar in the Pacific and instead is studying the larger sensor architecture needed in region, the agency’s director said Monday. During the FY 2021 budget request briefing Monday, MDA Director Vice Adm. Jon Hill ...

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) laid out the schedule for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) and lessons learned from the failure of the Redesigned Kill Vehicle (RKV) in the Defense Department’s fiscal year 2021 budget request Monday. During a press conference, Michelle Atkinson, MDA Director ...