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Ballistic Missile Defense Review
The Ballistic Missile Defense Review (BMDR) is a review conducted pursuant to guidance from the President and the Secretary of Defense, while also addressing the legislative requirement to assess U.S. ballistic missile defense policy and strategy. The BMDR will evaluate the threats posed by ballistic missiles and develop a missile defense posture to address current and future challenges.

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Missile Defense Review Links Strategy to Threats

The Ballistic Missile Defense Review aligns U.S. missile defense posture with near-term regional missile threats and sustains the ability to defend the homeland against limited long-range missile attack, said Michele Flournoy, undersecretary of defense for policy. Story»

Speeches & Transcripts

House Budget Committee - D-SECDEF testimony

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III (March 4, 2010) Speech

NATO Strategic Concept NDU Seminar - SECDEF remarks

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates (Feb. 23, 2010) Speech

Foreign Press Center Briefing on the QDR and BMDR

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Forces Kathleen Hicks, Director of the Office of Missile Defense Policy Dr. DeBiaso (Feb. 4, 2010). Transcript

Strategic Defense Reviews

Ballistic Missile Defense Review Report

Ballistic Missile Defense Review Report

Video

Kathleen Hicks, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Forces

Ballistic Missile Defense Review Briefing