In the Loop: Missile Defense Agency


Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Missile defense team in a slump

The last three long-range interceptor tests, including one July 5, have failed

By Al Kamen  |  01:08 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pentagon, Missile Defense, Missile Defense Agency, George Little, North Korea, interceptors, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Senate may confirm new missile defense chief

There are hints of a move on the Hill to confirm a new MDA director by the end of the week.

By Al Kamen  |  05:23 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Senate, Jim Syring, James Syring, Missile Defense Agency, MDA, Parick O'Reilly, Pentagon, inspector general, report, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Missile Defense Agency chief out? Not so fast

Don’t look for the Missile Defense Agency to get a new director any time soon.

By Al Kamen  |  02:32 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Missile Defense Agency, Patrick O'Reilly, James Syring, Berlin, President Obama, Obama, Multinational Ballistic Defense Conference, Partnership for Public Service, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Obama picks new Missile Defense Agency director

Fate of incumbent director Lt. Gen. Patrick O’Reilly is unclear.

By Al Kamen  |  03:23 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Leon Panetta, Pentagon, Patrick O"Reilly, Missile Defense Agency, James D. Syring, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Missile Defense Agency awaits ‘corrective action’

A DOD inspector general report called on Army Secretary John McHugh to take action on a scathing report on MDA director’s management style.

By Al Kamen  |  12:14 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Missile Defense Agency, Lt. Gen. Patrick O'Reilly, Leon Panetta, George Little, inspector general, George Wright, Army, John McHugh, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 07/10/2012

IG report blasts missile defense chief

The Pentagon inspector general faulted the leadership style of the head of the Missile Defense Agency.

By Al Kamen  |  01:27 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Missile Defense Agency, DOD, Pentagon, Inspector General, IG Report, Lt. Gen. Patrick O'Reilly, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop