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Release No: 092-09
October 16, 2009

Ballistic Missile Defense Review Fact Sheet Available

The Ballistic Missile Defense Review (BMDR) terms of reference fact sheet is now available on Defense.gov.
                The BMDR will address the central aspects of the Department of Defense’s Ballistic Missile Defense program including policy and strategy; plans and budgets; acquisition processes, roles and responsibilities; test programs; and international cooperation for the next five years.  The BMDR terms of reference were approved by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.
                The BMDR is congressionally-mandated under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009, Sec. 234 (Public Law 110-417). The BMDR will be provided to Congress in January 2010.
                The fact sheet is available at: http://www.defenselink.mil/news/BMDR.pdf

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