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listic missile defense, and in the Depart-ment of Defense established an organization to expand and accelerate research in ballistic ‘Transcript of televised speech, Mar. 23, For text of relevant passages, see app. H. missile defense technologies. This research program was called the “Strategic Defense Initiative” (SDI). The book is targeted not just to executive decision makers, but also anyone in the missile-defense decision chain, from Pentagon procurement officers to members of Congress to engineering managers in industry and academia. Feb 10, · Officials from the Missile Defense Agency speak with reporters on the president's fiscal year budget proposal. Missile Defense is a general term for air and missile defense. This category includes development and procurement of cruise missiles, and air and ballistic missile defense systems. The Missile Defense Agency,Army,and the Navyare the program developers. Missile Defense includes all components designed to defeat hostile ballistic missiles of.