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Missile Defense Agency (April 14, 2005): Kadish receives Missile Defense Award.



Air Force Lt. Gen. Henry "Trey" Obering, Missile Defense Missile defence is an air defence system, weapon program, or technology involved in the detection, tracking, interception and destruction of attacking missiles. Originally conceived as a defence against nuclear-armed ICBMs, its application has broadened to include shorter-ranged  Agency director, announced that Lt. Gen. Ronald T. Kadish Lt. Gen. Ronald T. Kadish, Ret. (born April 6, 1948) is a United States Air Force officer who rose to head the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization and the Missile Defense Agency within the United States Department of Defense. , U.S. Air Force (Retired), is the third recipient of the Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award, an annual honor awarded to individuals or organizations to recognize outstanding support, innovation and engineering, and scientific achievement associated with technologies designed to defend against ballistic missile attack. Kadish served as director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization Noun 1. Ballistic Missile Defense Organization - an agency in the Department of Defense that is responsible for making ballistic missile defense a reality
BMDO
 and the Missile Defense Agency from 1999 to 2004.

Previous recipients of the Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award were former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger in 2003 and retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James A. Abrahamson, the first director of the Strategic Defense Initiative Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), U.S. government program responsible for research and development of a space-based system to defend the nation from attack by strategic ballistic missiles (see guided missile).  Organization.
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Title Annotation:Acquisition & Logistics Excellence
Publication:Defense AT & L
Date:Sep 1, 2005
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